Is there any way to backup saves with DSi/3DS?

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  1. person66
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    So I have a DSi and a 3DS. I have searched for a while, and it seems the only way to backup saves, without more hardware, is over wifi. The problem is, all the save managers I have found say they only work on DS Phat/Lite. Are there any that work with the DSi or 3DS, and, if no, is it impossible, or has it just not been done?

    I am sure this has already been asked, but I cant find anything.
     
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    I'm pretty sure those save managers work with 3DS as well.
     
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    It's not possible I'm affaid.

    On the DSi and 3DS there is software running above the game (or homebrew) being run. This prevents the hotswapping required to dump saves. You'll need a DS phat/lite or a hardware dumper to dump any saves.
     
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    OK, thanks. Maybe I can borrow my friends nearly broken DS for a while to backup my saves.
     
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    I forgot
    You could always buy an R4i Save Dongle, cheap little things that backup DS, DSi, and some 3DS game saves. Quite nifty. I know you're looking for a non-hardware solution, but the R4i Save Dongle is quite worth the money IMO.
     
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    I stand corrected. >.