Keeping my data after "Format EmuNAND"

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  1. Samwix
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    Hi,

    I have a pre-installed game on my 3DS XL (Animal Crossing). I saw that formatting EmuNAND via GW Menu also format the SD Card. How can I keep my game and its data?

    And to unlink EmuNAND and SysNAND, I can format EmuNAND via "System Settings" on EmuNAND?

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    Backup the contents of your SD card to your computer, then after formating emuNAND copy it back.

    To unlink your NANDs usually you format sysNAND after creating your emuNAND.
     
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    -My game and his savedata will be restored?

    -Can't I format EmuNAND in place of SysNAND ?

    -And if I create a NNID on my EmuNAND, will it be also created on my SysNAND (with linked NANDS)?
     
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    Yes as long as you don't format emuNAND. emuNAND is a copy of your sysNAND, if you format emuNAND you lose access to your preloaded games on it.

    Make sure to do a NAND backup before formating sysNAND.
     
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    Ok thank you. If I create a NNID on my EmuNAND, will it be also created on my SysNAND (with linked NANDS)?
     
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    I believe so. With linked NANDs all data on the SD card, (Games, saves and settings) will be accessible to both NANDs.
     
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    Even if I never went to the eShop or played online with the SysNAND? :/