Moving Retail 6.x+ saves to 4.x backups?

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  1. BORTZ
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    BORTZ Don't pretend you aren't impressed

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    I have retail saves of (for example) Ocarina of Time that I played on a 6.0+ firmware. Recently, thanks to the Ultra Gateway firmware, I have been able to downgrade to 4.4 and use the gateway to play backup version of my games. But now, my 3DS cant recognize my retail cart save. And I do realize that's how it works, since the saving system changed after 6.0 or something. So, long story short, are either of these possible:

    6.x+ retail cart save --> retail carrt on 4.4 fw
    6.x+ retail cart save --> gateway backup rom on 4.4 fw

    Does what I am asking make sense?
     
  2. EmceeKerser

    EmceeKerser GBAtemp Maniac

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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
    I'm not sure it's convertible if that's what you're asking.
    Why go to 4.x? I thought it didn't have any advantages anymore. 9.2 is all you need
     
  3. VerseHell

    VerseHell GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Backup your 4.X nand, restore your old backup, backup your saves with rxtools and SaveDataFiler, then restore your 4.X nand and your saves.


    Gateway doesn't support downgraded mset on old3ds.
     
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  4. BORTZ
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    BORTZ Don't pretend you aren't impressed

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    I downgraded my system to 4.4 so I can run the DS profile exploit. My emuNAND is 9.2. I am sorry if that wasnt clear.
     
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  5. Arcanuskun

    Arcanuskun GBAtemp Regular

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    1.Upgrade again to above 7.x sysnand
    2.Backup the retail cart saves using savedatafiler
    3.Downgrade the sysnand to 4.x
    4.Restore the saves using the 4.x sysnand.
    5. Profit.
     
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  6. gohan123

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    I sold all my games but kept the save backups from gateway. any way to use them?
     
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  7. EmceeKerser

    EmceeKerser GBAtemp Maniac

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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
    Savedatafiler
     
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  8. gohan123

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    what is the savest + easiest way to update if you don't have a game with an update
     
  9. EmceeKerser

    EmceeKerser GBAtemp Maniac

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    The fuckin' Blue Mountains brah
    I dont understand your question. How can you update a game that doesnt have an update?
     
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  10. gohan123

    gohan123 Advanced Member

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    I mean update the 3ds to 6.x - 9.2 without a game with firmware upgrade
     
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  11. EmceeKerser

    EmceeKerser GBAtemp Maniac

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    Oh I see. Download a firmware update pack and update with sysupdater
     
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