1. puss2puss

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    hey guys and gals!
    i been away from n3ds modding for a while, last time i was active for 3ds, my n3ds was on 9.6 if i remember..but this console as been MIA for a while for me :P

    Getting a New2DS XL tonight and i was wondering:
    -N2DS hacking is the exact same as N3DS?
    -is it still as it was before? like, being able to use the exploit through CubicNinja for exemple?
    - i keep reading about how R4 cartrige are more popular then before, as of now, is it necessary to have one to exploit the N2DS XL to run homebrews and backups?
     
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    Everything is same on any 3DS no matter what.
     
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    The new2DS XL is just a new3DS in a different shell. All exploits that work with the new3DS will work on the new2DS XL.
    Ninjhax isn't used anymore and things have really shifted towards completely different methods.
    Several R4-clones can be used for the exploit known as "NTRBoot," which is used to install B9S and then a CFW.
    There are several other methods that can work with the n3DS/n2DS
    https://3ds.hacks.guide/
     
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    nice, thanks for the info!
    Last question, usually, wich firmware comes with teh N2DS xl lately? exmple, the black & turquoise edition?
     
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    Honestly that really doesn't matter anymore it's most likely going come with an OFW below 11.7, which means you can use the upcoming exploit that will be released tomorrow.
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/defcon-...-free-arm9-exploit-chain-on-august-11.508086/
    And even then NTRBoot, Hardmod, and DSiwarehax, and seedminer* are all not effected by OFW updates.
    *might be effected by OFW updates, but 11.8 didn't touch it.
     
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    ah i see.. well to be honest, i was asking the question just to prepare myself lol.. i was hoping to mod it tonight, but i wanted to make sure if i need a flashcart or not but i guess it will depend if i use the NTRboot or not, and if so, i wont be able to mod it until i get the card :P
    does any N2DS ships with a firm under 11.3? (for sound..i would use it without updating until i receive the card..)

    i just wanna make sure i can use an exploit on the n2ds without any flashcard depending on the FW it ships with haha.. eitherway, i will have the console tonight so i will dig into it once i get it and monday i will order a flashcart if still needed :P
     
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    I'm afraid you might need a flashcard. But who knows, still they're pretty cheap these days anyway.
     
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    indeed.. the price isnt my issue..its more, the time haha.. but like i said, if i have to wait until next week before having the card i will wait..but i still hope i will be able to play a bit with it during the weekend lol..i wish i could use the sky3ds for it :P.. btw..the sky3ds still works with the n2ds, right? (not the blue button or the + ...the normal old one)
     
  9. raxadian

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    I got a New 2DS and the firmware is 11.4.0-37U. Anything I should know before hacking it and installing a custom firmware that's not on the 3dshackguide site?

    I also got a 2ds but it has the latest firmware.

    11.8.0-41U.

    So I guess the New 2DS would be easier to hack? I don't have a powerful computer to do the method for the 11.8 firmware.

    Also what magnet should I get? One very small?
     
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    Everything has the same difficulty and 3ds.hacks.guide has you covered.
     
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    I think the whole encryption key thing in 11.8 takes a long time and a powerful PC, something I do not have? But yeah I think I will try with the New 2ds even if I fear the magnet ruining everything.
     
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    the magnet can't ruin anything and there is a website which should do it in few minutes. Just follow the frogminer (if that's what you are doing).
     
  13. raxadian

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    Using the flashcart method actually.
     
  14. Majickhat55

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    The console HAS a magnet inside already, why do you think one is required? There are two in the console one in the top shell and one in the bottom shell, when they meet = sleepmode. You're exposing your console to a magnet everytime you shut it. Magnets destroying electronics is a myth unless you're using incredible strong neodymium magnets; which commercial one's are not.
     
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    Or really old electronics.
     
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    Nah industrial one's will still scramble data for sure. Even with old electronics you'd need a pretty powerful magnet, not a fridge one.
     
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    Good news.

    Got an Old 2ds with older firmware so I am hacking that instead. Using Flashcart method.

    Any problems using Flashcart method of fitmware 11.3 aka the one that comes on the Mario kart 7 old 2ds by default?

    Edit: Getting the Sighaxed Firm - File not found error

    Edit2: Had the wrong files, fixed now.

    Edit3: Luma installed, should I update or not? I don't wanna brick my old 2ds.

    Edit4: Luma3DS and so on installed, now what?
     
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