Need help fixing n3DS XL (Possible soft brick?)

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  1. Adam Lashley
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    Tried downgrading to 9.2 via safesysupdater, all was going well until halfway through, when it failed.

    Now I can get on normally, just settings, internet and eshop wont load, just shows nintendo 3ds logo and when I try to download update via recovery mode it just waits a while and fails.

    Has anyone got a solution? I'd be very grateful, thanks.
     
  2. Xenon Hacks

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    Hold L+R+A+UP When pressing the power button on your 3DS and dont let go of those buttons (let go off power button ofc) until the recovery menu comes up the select system update and try downgrading again.
     
  3. Adam Lashley
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    "when I try to download update via recovery mode it just waits a while and fails."
     
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    Have you been using TubeHax DNS? if yes, it might be the problem.
     
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    No
     
  6. Pikasack

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    Try to find a way to boot into homebrew and continue the downgrade?
     
  7. Adam Lashley
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    Internet app doesn't work, already said in first post
     
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    Do you have any exploitable games?
     
  9. Adam Lashley
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    Somehow its updating through my home wifi finally!

    Don't think I'll try downgrading again, I have bad luck.
     
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    Honestly if you really want a good 3ds keep trying. What you can get is amazing.
     
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    I know, but it nearly broke just trying to downgrade. Didn't even get to the part about emunand etc
     
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    EmuNand will stop the possibility of bricking if you setup a coldboot. It's a good thing.
     
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    Yeah, I'm leaving it.

    When I go into sysupdater now, it only has the 1 option

    Update A

    I'm on 10.3
     
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    Alright... But... Alright...
     
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    Only just got the 3ds, cost me £160

    Might get a 2ds and hack that instead
     
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    Alright. Message me if you ever change your mind.
     
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    Will do, thanks!