[New 3DS XL] Hardmodding / Homebrew CFW Questions

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by GibFTW, Nov 21, 2016.

  1. GibFTW
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    Alright, here are my questions...
    Hardmodding Questions -
    • How risky is it?
    • How small are the points to be soldered to?
    • Can a hardmodded device be downgraded no matter what
    Homebrew Questions -
    • Using a CFW can you add a icon that opens Homebrew to your home screen?
    • What does ARM9LOADERHAX do?
    • On a new 3DS will a gameboy advanced emulator work well.
    • Using a CFW can I install any game I want free?
     
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    swabbo Wot u doin readin dis m8?

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    Are there any people I can buy one off of who ship them within a day of order and use two day shipping?
     
  4. swabbo

    swabbo Wot u doin readin dis m8?

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    Buy what? A hard modded 3DS? I don't think you'd find many people who would a sell hard modded console unless you got lucky on eBay/here
     
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    True. What is the main risk of hardmodding? Also, I have a OLD 3DS, should I hardmod that instead and use this to downgrade https://plailect.github.io/Guide/dsiware-downgrade?
     
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    I Don't Solder, but I know some risks are not soldering it properly and actually burning the pins, there are extremely small so that's why you need to have experience doing this kind of stuff if your doing it your self but other then that you should be fine