Hardware My 3ds won't turn on( just blink blue led then off)

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My 3ds stopped turned on and when you try to, it blink the blue led and then turn off (w/ and without sdcard). It started that saturday, I was playing Monster Hunter XX normaly then, sunddenly, it turn off, try to turn it on and *bad feeling* it wont come back. I"ve tried to make the ntrboothax again with the magnetics, but it seems to not work... I'm desperated, I didn't make a backup... can I save my 3ds? thank you everybody...
 

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Take out your battery and SD card. Leave the 3DS alone for 5 minutes. Put back battery but not SD card.
Blue LED going on and immediately off after trying to boot is a broken bootloader. He just needs to put a fresh copy of Luma on his SD and it'll work again. Judging from how he didn't reply anymore I think he already fixed it.
 
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Blue LED going on and immediately off after trying to boot is a broken bootloader. He just needs to put a fresh copy of Luma on his SD and it'll work again. Judging from how he didn't reply anymore I think he already fixed it.

My 3ds stopped turned on and when you try to, it blink the blue led and then turn off (w/ and without sdcard).

In-game boot loops. They happen on the 3DS.
 

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don't the guides tell you to copy the boot.firm to the nand? how come nobody asks this, did you do this? If so you should be able to boot without the sd
 

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Well, there is a cool down period for new members when it comes to posts
woot that was(/could be) hilarious in my head i envision a (3 day) cooldown meter embedded into gbatemps "post reply" button and a popup stating "this skill is on cooldown" (. . . if only i Photoshoped things . . . )
 
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Either. 1. Failed FIRM boot or 2. No boot.firm. The first option can only happen if you install something with a valid sig but doesn't correctly boot.
 

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Sorry about the lazy replys guys.

Replaced to a new one luma... but it's the same thing, it seems that the sd slot is malfunction, I don't know, I'm really sad about that :cry::cry:
 

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that blinking error is probably about the firm file not reading it or sd card is not present or broken.

use to happen on my old 3ds with a microsd card with sd adapter, the adapter gets dodgy as time passes by.
 

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I tried doing this but it didnt work, is there some type of tutorial i can follow for this
Things to try:
  1. Put the Luma3DS v10.0.1 boot.firm onto the root of your SD card.
  2. Put the Luma3DS v7.1 boot.firm onto the root of your SD card.
  3. Put the Luma3DS v7.0.5 arm9loaderhax.bin onto the root of your SD card.
If these things don't work, backup the contents of your SD card, reformat the SD card using SD Formatter, make sure it's FAT32 (use guiformat if it's not), and try again.
 
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Things to try:
  1. Put the Luma3DS v10.0.1 boot.firm onto the root of your SD card.
  2. Put the Luma3DS v7.1 boot.firm onto the root of your SD card.
  3. Put the Luma3DS v7.0.5 arm9loaderhax.bin onto the root of your SD card.
If these things don't work, backup the contents of your SD card, reformat the SD card using SD Formatter, make sure it's FAT32 (use guiformat if it's not), and try again.
now it turns on but the screen stays black

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nvm it came back
 

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now it turns on but the screen stays black
Did you try each of the steps I suggested? Which step causes the screen to stay black?

What happens if you power on the system while holding down the Select button during any/all of these steps?
 

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Did you try each of the steps I suggested? Which step causes the screen to stay black?

What happens if you power on the system while holding down the Select button during any/all of these steps?
it stayed black for a while and then i tried to do recovery mode and suddenly the home men just popped up
 

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it stayed black for a while and then i tried to do recovery mode and suddenly the home men just popped up
  1. Power off the system.
  2. Hold the Select button.
  3. Power on the system while holding the Select button.
What happens? If the Luma3DS configuration settings pop up, which version of Luma3DS is displayed?
 

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