Is 11.3 safe with me currently having CFW

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Littleisaiah519, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. Littleisaiah519
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    I was just promoted to update. I'm not going to till I know the CFW A Arm9loaderhaxx currently installed still works.
     


  2. Aletron9000

    Aletron9000 3DS Master

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    Luma3DS + A9LH (not gateway A9LH) is safe and works.
     
  3. Lilith Valentine

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    I really suggest not updating to the latest OFW. It doesn't introduce anything worth updating to and you can still go online with whatever CFW you are using. Trust me, you aren't missing out on much with 11.3
     
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    Oh ok so I can update my 3ds no problem
    Also I was going to help a friend CFW his 3ds which is still on 11.2 can i still do this?
     
  5. Aletron9000

    Aletron9000 3DS Master

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    Yes, but he cannot update to 11.3 until after a9lh is installed.
     
  6. Distrance

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    The update nag will be annoying when it's released. I thought online play also required latest FW? I know that an user reported here they could play Pokemon Moon online on 11.2 - for now. But what about later?

    If we can avoid 11.3 and always play online without any extra gimmicks then yeah, 11.3 is pointless. It introduced what? "Stability fixes" and "user enhancements". Which translates into "Fixed exploits" and "made your life more miserable if you use Homebrew". Thanks but no thanks Nintendo.
     
  7. Ichiriki

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    I've updated (i use luma3ds+a9lh) i just made a backup to be safe, it works fine
     
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    Majickhat55 The Red Woman

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    Online play in game works for a pre-determined amount of time before the update becomes forced, then you will get the nag when connecting online in any capacity. For now, you can use the internet in games on 11.2. I'm WT in Pokemon as we speak.
     
  10. Platinum Lucario

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    Running Luma3DS with arm9loaderhax is the safest option you can have, for now. I would suggest making a backup of your sysNAND and/or emuNAND before updating.

    I'm pretty sure 11.3 will be required in order to play online very soon. It doesn't take long for the Nintendo Network administrators to alter the lowest firmware requirement on their off-site hosted servers.
     
  11. Littleisaiah519
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    Should I go into Hourglass9 and backup the System NAND?
     
  12. Platinum Lucario

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    Definitely, yes! Backups are very important.
     
  13. Littleisaiah519
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    if I were to backup my NAND then update to Ver.11.3 could I just restore the nand and regain all acess to homebrew?
     
  14. Aletron9000

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    Yes
     
  15. Pokemon Fan

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    pokebank can not be used without an update
     
  16. Majickhat55

    Majickhat55 The Red Woman

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    Yes it can; in tandem with ctr-httpwn of course.
     
  17. OfficialBrony

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    Oh look, it's one of these threads again........
    It's like the thousandth one??

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  18. Majickhat55

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    Shitposting isn't really any better....
     
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    Still, there doesn't need to be thousands of these posts.

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  20. Shikkichu

    Shikkichu Just a Pika Girl~

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    I don't know about you but I'm already getting the update nag any time I close a game, so I just updated back to 11.3, not that it's an issue I don't need hbl