Is it safe to update my 3ds?

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  1. Magic Kaito
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    Is it safe to update EMUNAND on 10.7.0 to whatever the current system is? I installed ARM9 along with everything else the guide suggested during spring, but I haven't touched my 3ds since then, so I'm wondering if it's still safe to update? Do I need to replace any files? I ask because the guide is completely different now with new suggestions compared to what I did. I'd hate to lose everything. I forgot to mention, but I want to update so I can play online games again.
     
  2. zoogie

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    If you mean a9lh, yes it's safe. Update luma3ds to 5.5 or 6.0 first though.
     
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    It's almost always safe to update if you have a9lh. If you ever change to sysNAND, then make sure you are using Luma or a cfw with a FIRM patch enabled. Then just update through System Settings.
     
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    Yes I mean a9lh, my bad. Luna3ds wasn't in the guide when I used it though.
     
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    It's highly recommended now because it has firm update protection. And about a million other reasons.
     
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    Alright, thanks. Guess I'll uninstall whatever updater I had and use Luna.
     
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    In Plailect's early versions of the guide, Luma3DS was known as AuReiNAND (and they were both always in the guide since the start). If you have that, you do have a CFW with the patches you need. But still update to Luma.
     
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    There was a time when only Cakes was in the guide.
     
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    Oh yeah, I remember. I keep referring to Plailect's extremely old guide that isn't even available anymore.
     
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