is it true that the 11.0 FW isn't fully hackable?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Beebz, Aug 25, 2016.

  1. Beebz
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    and that the only way to play 3ds games and eshop games for free is to hardmod it?
     
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    hmm I don't know I was going to send a new 3ds xl I'm about to buy to vb_encryption so he can hardmod it but now I am hearing 11.0 can't be modded
     
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    Where are you hearing these rumors? 11.0 has always been hardmoddable. :unsure:
     
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    sorry I mean it can't be fully modded and you can only play some games
     
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    If by "fully hackable" you mean "free piracy without hardmod, KEK" then yes.
     
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    When you're on 11.0, using the hardmod method or the DSiWare method, you can downgrade to 9.2, install A9LH and get dem free gaemz.
     
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    oh ok I wonder if vb encryption does the downgrade too that would be nice
     
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    No, 11.0 can't be "modded" so it can install CIAs etc, no. You must take the hardmod or DSiWare downgrade route to downgrade from 11.0; no way around it for the moment.

    You may consider buying a second 3DS, only be more wary of its firmware version while you are buying it (make sure it is on 10.7 or lower, downgrade it to 9.2, apply CFW, and then attempt the DSiWare D.G. with your 11.0 3DS)

    Alternatively (and more cheaper?), as you have said and thought for a while now, send your 3DS over to some good hardmodding hands, such as vb_encryption_vb, assuming he is still in the modding business.
     
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    11.0 isn't fully hackable via software exploits, but it can be fully hackable using hardware modification (hardmod). Hardmod allows us to dump the NAND, and from there we can modify that NAND backup to replace the 11.0 Native Firm with 10.4, which gives us access to downgrading the console from 11.0 to 9.2. Then from there you can either run CFW emuNAND or install A9LH, which is now so easy to do there really is no reason to not install A9LH.