Is a downgrade to 4.2 possible?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by bostonBC, Dec 9, 2015.

  1. bostonBC
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    bostonBC GBAtemp Maniac

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    A friend has an old 3DS XL (not the new kind). But they updated it to the latest system menu.

    Can I use a Sky3DS to load up Gateway mode and then do a downgrade to 4.2?
     
  2. Ammako

    Ammako GBAtemp Guru

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    To load up gateway launcher, you must be on at least 9.2 or lower.
     
  3. ihaveamac

    ihaveamac GBAtemp Guru

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    if you have a NAND backup of when it was on 4.2 (or anything 9.2 or lower), I think you can get a hard mod to restore it.
     
  4. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Only way to restore is with hard mod and a back up of the nand from when it was on a lower fw.
     
  5. bostonBC
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    bostonBC GBAtemp Maniac

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    Ok thanks. I'll tell them they are SOL at least for a GW.
     
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