Just got a 3DS XL with a Sky3DS (blue button), need help setting it up

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by newgen2005, Nov 4, 2018.

  1. newgen2005
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    I have just brought a 3DS XL which came with a Sky3DS (blue button cart). It came with a 64gb card with a few games on it. What I want to do is setup another card with different games on it, I don't want to erase anything on the card that came with it in case I loose everything.

    I have downloaded the latest version of Diskwriter and a template file as per instructions I found online. I have run the Diskwriter program and formatted the 64gb card and written a game to it, when I put Sky3DS cart in the 3DS nothing shows. I am confused about the template file. Can anyone give me some guidance please?

    I have owned a 3DS XL with a Gateway, that was easy to setup and use. The Sky3DS is puzzling me!
     
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    I know this is an old post but out of curiosity, why did you tell him to go to a post when he could have just went to the website http://www.sky3dsplus.net/ ? I have CFW on my 3DS but at the time i had a Sky3ds+ also and at the website they clearly give you steps to take to set the card up. Noob proof if you can read. Again im not mad or anything but was just curious.
     
  4. am714

    am714 GBAtemp Regular

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    I don't even know sky3ds has a website lel i don't use flashcards, i prefer giving link from GBATemp because umm i don't really know xd
     
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    Lol well put
     
  6. BaamAlex

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    But why a flashcard? Use luma and you should be fine.
     
  7. nintendolinky

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    Get the Skycard, throw it in the bin, read 3ds.guide. Done :P
     
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    or sell it.. thats what i did as it was pretty pricey.. but I personally much prefer cfw, it was pretty annoying to scroll between games on the sky3ds..
     
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    I did it too many years ago, find out that sky released some new cards, but the guide is much better.
     
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    Thank you for your replies. I will look into the custom firmware option.
     
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  11. CheddaGuap

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    Lol np dude. Like i said i was once a sky3ds+ user till i installed CFW. Just check out Frogminer.
     
  12. BaamAlex

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    Or if you have a supported flashcard, use this for the cfw installation
     
  13. CheddaGuap

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    No need for flashcards, that's what Frogminer is. No need to spend $2 for game.
     
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    saame im now selling my sky3ds+, i found a frogminer guide on youtube, looks complicated but very easy to follow, managed to cfw it on my first try :3
     
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    Awesome
     
  16. newgen2005
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    Guys my 3DS is on 10.1.0-27E, on the payload download page I can't get the right numbers in the firmware box! does this mean I need to update the firmware?
     
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  17. CheddaGuap

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    Just update your 3ds to the latest firmware then look up frogminer
     
  18. KleinesSinchen

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    Soundhax is easier/faster than Frogminer. And it is possible to select 10.1.0.27-e
     
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  19. CheddaGuap

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    Whatever works for you.
     
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    Where exactly do I need to go to select my firmware, I cannot post a link to where I was as it won't let me!
     
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