Is it possible to change sysNAND and emuNAND region, and more questions...

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  1. Daniel41550
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    I have some questions:

    1. Would it be possible to change both the region of sysNAND and emuNAND with another New 3DS?
    2. If you can change the region, I think you need a donor system. If I have a New 3DS XL, could that donor system be an older model, such as a Old 3DS, or does it have to be the same model?
    3. What would be some of the consequences of switching regions? Would I lose access to any part of the system and/or online services?
    4. Could I return the Old 3DS and be fine if someone went online on it while I am currently online, or would I have to disable the system in some way before I do?
    5. Is owning Cubic Ninja a requirement before I do anything?
    6. Would both consoles (region switched and donor) have the same friend code?
    7. Is there any kind of ban risk from the whole process?
    8. If there is anything region specific? For example, say there was some kind of CFW that only worked on American 3DS's, would that means it works on a region switched one as well?
    9. If anything goes wrong during any part of switching it and it is bricked, would a NAND restore fix all the problems?
    10. If I do a NAND backup while I am on the new region and I have to restore it, will I still be on that region or will it revert back?

    Some of these questions may not make sense, and I am sorry but I don't really understand much of how anything really works.
     


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    https://3ds.guide/region-changing
     
  3. Sketchy1

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    all online services fine OTHER THEN ESHOP!!! yes, no more eshop if you region change. but if you had the permissions to region change, you have the permissions to ciangel/freeshop
    cubic ninja/other game based hax would do nothing, as you need kernel access.
    both consoles will have the same FC until one is formatted
    no ban risk
     
  4. Daniel41550
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    Just to explain a few of my questions,in #4, I was assuming a needed a donor console, I thought that the donor system might get both systems banned if either one of the systems went online at the same time as one another. In #10, I was asking would restoring your nand from a hardmod make you lose the region change. For example, say I switched from American to Europe region, I wanted to know if I would, for some reason, go back to the American region.

    Also, I think there was a way to make the eShop work, but it said something about secureinfo. I'm confused on what that means though... Could someone explain?
     
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    anything goes wrong, youll brick, yes
    nand restore and you all good, so long as it is from that 3ds, but it will restore its original region

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    secure info needs a donor 3ds, it tricks the eshop into thinking its the source console.
    you dont technically need a donor to region change
     
  6. Daniel41550
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    So
    Alright, so since I would like to be able to access eShop, would I have to get another New 3DS XL, or could I just save money by getting an old 3DS? And as I asked before, would it be safe to give the donor console to someone else and have different friend codes and what not (After formatting as you said before)?
     
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    not safe, one gets banned, you both banned. n3ds is better invest
     
  8. wormdood

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    may i ask . . . why change regions?

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    also if you are gonna spend cash on one why not get one (already region changed) from a trusted gbatemp seller like @Ronhero
     
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    Wait, why would it be better to get a New 3DS, couldn't I just use an Old 3DS and lock it away forever?

    I want to be able to access the American eShop. I know I can use things such as freeShop, but I want to have the option of using it to download apps or buy the.

    I want to get a specific one, and I don't think he has it.
     
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    Oh sorry, if you want it just for that, then i don't reccomend you actually get it at all, it would be a waste of like $100.
    Have to ask though, why are you region changing anyway?
    If your looking to play out of region games, cfw can already do that
     
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    maybe getting a model which aint available in US ..like I want to get the red MHX or MHG 3ds ..US has only blue one ..
     
  12. Ronhero

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    What color are you looking for?

    Eshop is a hit or miss depending on if there is pre installed content
     
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    Well I was looking for Black and Dual IPS screens. They exist but they are very rare...
     
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    I'm aware how rare they are, I'll keep an eye out but all i have lime green and pink dual ips
     
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    can you not buy new shells i remember back in the day buying ds lite shells from dealextreme (back when they carried ds flashcards)
     
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    That only works with the smaller N3DS though, the XL can not swap cases.
     
  17. HyperT

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    There is a way for region changed n3ds to access the new regions eShop just not sure where that gude is atm. I think you region change; then system transfer from the region changed and this removes the country lock eshop issue on the system.
    Will see what I can find.

    You could always swap motherboards
     
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    What would swapping motherboards do?

    This is for the old 3DS. I'm looking to do it to a new 3DS.
     
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