Need some A9LH reassurance

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Returnofganon, May 25, 2016.

  1. Returnofganon
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    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    Hey tempers, I am finally attempting to join the master race but I am pretty nervous about downgrading my sysnand to 2.1. Can you guys give me a list of things that I should check before flashing my emunand over to sysnand? I have a Us N3ds and have already made sure I used the right 2.1 downgrade files, I have unbricked the 2.1 emunand and have backups of my entire sd card, sysnand backup, emunand backup, emunand formatted backup, emunand 2.1 backup. Any ways that people have bricked before would also be nice to know. Thanks in advance :)
     


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    Also forgot to say I have my internet turned on
     
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  4. Returnofganon
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    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    Im watching this guy
     
  5. astronautlevel

    astronautlevel But he's a guy

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    That Nightly Site™
    That guide is outdated and should not be used. Switch to Plailect's guide and continue with the One click setup of OTPHelper.
     
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    retrofan_k GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    If you got backups and followed the guide to a T, then you should be okay. I'm just at the OTP section now in the guide, backing up my Sys and Red nands via OTPhelper. Tbh, I'm a little nervous on the next section with the downgrading too but I got this far now and will take the plunge.
     
  7. lethalcrayonz

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    the guy in the video is following the tutorial i linked i beleive id have a read through it if i was you just too make sure
     
  8. astronautlevel

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    That Nightly Site™
    He's following a very old version of the tutorial which doesn't include multiple steps which make the process a LOT safer.
     
  9. GerbilSoft

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    • Backups
    • Backups
    • More backups
    • Backups of backups on other machines
    • Did I mention backups?
    Also, spend as little time in 2.1 as possible. In particular, don't put the system in sleep mode; that's known to brick N3DSes due to changes in the power management hardware.
     
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    actually north korea. please send help
    He's following an older version of the guide.
     
  11. Returnofganon
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    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    I have already done a lot of the steps in the video
     
  12. lethalcrayonz

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    Yeah thats why i told them to read through the guide. sorry i should of been clearer
     
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    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    But I havent downgraded and Im glad I checked here first

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    Were should I start in the guide? I have reinand for emunand and have been making lots of backups
     
  14. Ricken

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    First and formost; Set up Luma and use Luma for this.

    Then Start from part 4 in the guide and wherever it says RedNand, act like it says EmuNand. Make more backups when the guide tells you. You CAN NOT get enough of those (They're just REALLY good to make)
     
  15. Returnofganon
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    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    Alright how do I get my old emunand back? I have a backup made and a back up of my Nintendo 3ds folder. Should I restore from that backup or what

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    I also have a clean freshly double formatted emunand backup I could use
     
  16. nero99

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    You'll be fine as long as you follow the guide. If you happen to Brock somehow, you'll need a hard mod so you can inject your backup to you system again. But as long as you follow the guide, you'll be fine
     
  17. Returnofganon
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    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    how do I switch from reinand to luma
     
  18. Ricken

    Ricken Crawling from Hell, Falling from Grace

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    Oh, that saves some time

    You'll be fine if you just follow the guide

    As a side note; you are able to keep your EmuNand b/c you restore it to SysNand at the end

    EDIT;
    For you atm, just put all the Luma files on your root
     
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  19. Lilith Valentine

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    People really need to stop using Youtube guides. They are quickly made out of date and often cause problems by being so out of date
    Just use text guides like this
    https://github.com/Plailect/Guide/wiki
    Sure it requires reading, but they are often more up to date because it's easier to edit them compared to a video guide.
    Delete files related to reiNAND, then download and copy over the files from Luma 3DS. Before you ask, yes you can use the same NAND and all of your files will be there and you can use the same games/saves. CFW's don't effect your NAND.
     
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  20. Returnofganon
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    Returnofganon I pretend like I know what I'm talking about

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    I know I can keep my emunand but currently I have a 2.1 emunand and need to be on a higher firmware. How do I do that

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    I find it easier to follow a guide with visual aids like photos or videos