Is it recommended to keep the 3ds off the net if using a flashcard?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by andyd, Dec 19, 2012.

  1. andyd
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    andyd Member

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    I think I read that Nintendo will automatically update the system if there is an update available. Sounds like it makes sense not to leave the 3DS online?
     
  2. Snailface

    Snailface My frothing demand for 3ds homebrew is increasing

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    I don't think there's anything to worry about until the hack is released -- which seems a ways down the road.

    if that day comes:
     
  3. andyd
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    andyd Member

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    Do you mean a hack to play 3ds roms? But wouldn't an update also disable flashcards like the r4?
     
  4. BlueStar

    BlueStar GBAtemp Psycho!

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    You're prompted to install the update. The warning screen says you have to plug the 3DS into a power supply and get permission from an adult if you're under 18, hence no automatic updates.
     
  5. andyd
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    andyd Member

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    Ok thanks guys
     
  6. jakeyjake

    jakeyjake GBAtemp Regular

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    I actually use netflix and my DS2 at the same time. I haven't had any forced updates yet.
     
  7. Pluupy

    Pluupy _(:3」∠)_

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    I'm a superstitious person. So I keep my wifi off when i'm using my flashcart and press the A button rapidly when i'm capturing Pokemon.
     
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