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    "With your sd NOT INSERTED IN YOUR 3DS, go to your system settings, select Other Options, and on page 4, select Format System Memory. When it is done, set up your 3DS just like when you first got it."
    Use tinyformat instead: Official sysformat screws with your NNID

    Also, why not Pasta>Browserhax>FBI.3dsx>FBI.cia before formatting? It would let people have FBI on EmuNAND without needing to inject. They can do the process again after formatting sysnand to get it on sysnand too
     
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    To quote anon, "[sysnand] system format alerts nintendo servers to unlink your NNID but since you still have emuNAND it gets half-unlinked leading to errors when doing online things. You have to use TinyFormat"
     
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    I know from experience that System Settings will not attempt/force you to connect to the internet if you haven't linked an NNID to it. But if you do have it setup to an NNID account, it won't let you format without connecting to the internet to unlink. ;)

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    It is possible to format a nand without connecting to the internet even if it's linked. But you have to dump and decrypt NAND and delete the system save game data for system modules responsible for NNID then renencrypt and inject the NAND back (this effectively fools the system into thinking it was never linked to an NNID). Refer to 3dbrew for folder locations of the save files in question and to which system modules you'll need to remove save data for. It's been awhile since I've fiddled with system save data, so I won't be of much help to you on this at the moment. :P

    Not something you should attempt to do without a NAND mod. Especially if you haven't fiddled with the filesystem of NAND before. Unless it's emunand. As long as your smart enough to keep backups, it's a good testing ground for things like this. :P
     
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    If you have a NNID linked on emunand, it won't work again until you relink sysnand to NNID after formatting it. If you have trouble, you can backup emunand, then copy sysnand to emunand, update it, then relink. Then restore your emunand. Presto. NNID working again on your emunand. :P
     
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    It's really not. It's just a bit complicated to explain. :P

    Backup Emunand -> Dump sysnand -> Write sysnand image to emunand -> Use System Settings to update emunand to latest firmware -> Relink NNID to emunand -> restore backup of emunand you made before to restore the emunand you wanted fixed.

    There's a lot of steps, but the process isn't complicated compared to possible problems you might run into if eShop spoofing doesn't work for some reason which is what you'd need to do if you tried to relink NNID on sysnand without updating it.

    But yeah, if you can use the eShop spoof cia, use it. That should allow you to relink NNID to sysnand directly. But I haven't tried that so I can't predict if it will work for you that way or not. Hence the slightly more convoluted method of fixing a emunand with broken NNID link. :P
     
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    I hear TinyFormat avoids this issue if you use it, but I haven't tried it myself. Would appreciate if someone could confirm this.
     
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