Old 3DS @ 8.1 FW - My browser wont open webpages

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  1. a3venom
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    As title, I got an old 3ds unused for a long time - FW is 8.1. Wifi is connected, it will pass connection test, start updating firmware, open themes etc, but when I go to browser - all the bars disappear and it gives me a connection error.

    How do I go about hacking this thing?
    Have used different WiFi networks, not a WiFi issue.
     
  2. Crimson-Fyre

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    try removing the offending wifi profile in settings and reconnecting again from scratch ... i had a similar issue once and that solved the connection issue
     
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    formatted many times, tried few diff wifi - issue persists :(
    8.1.0-6u btw
     
  4. Omegadrien

    Omegadrien GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Hmm... Use a gamecard to update your 3ds on 9.0 ~ 11.2. Then, use soundhax -> CFW your 3DS and install a9lh, update to 11.3 -> the browser will work!! XD
    https://3ds.guide/get-started-(old-3ds)
     
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    I mean you're not wrong XD, isn't that a little much for just the browser though ;)
     
  6. Chelsea_Fantasy

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    Well, then your 3DS it's 8.1.0-0 I guess.
    Your solution it's to get in 9.0 or newer to be able to launch a *hax payload
    The only way to update directly to 9.0 or newer it's with a cart or a Sky3DS.
    If cart: Buy a cart with a high version update from 9.0 to 11.2. Update partition version details at: http://3dsdb.com/
    If Sky3DS: Buy a Sky3DS and update using this release if USA: Super.Smash.Bros.USA.READNFO.3DS-BigBlueBox or Gardening_Mama_Forest_Friends_EUR_MULTi5_3DS-PUSSYCAT if EUR.
     
  7. Omegadrien

    Omegadrien GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    OK.... Hmm...You can update to 9.0 ~ 11.2 with a cart. Then, download on that iso site a package of the 11.2 update, and install it with sysupdater (you need to use fasthax before).... But that's more dangerous to do that than following The Guide 3ds.guide
     
  8. Chelsea_Fantasy

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    I already update a 1.0.0-0E 3DS to 9.2.0-E with sky 3ds + cooking mama, not so hard, then you can continue with the guide
     
  9. Omegadrien

    Omegadrien GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Yeah, but...
    So i suggest him another method, without the need of following the guide. But, yep, i don't recommend him to do that.
    The best solution is 3ds.guide XD

    Maybe you already have a game with 9.0 to 11.2 update.
    http://www.3dsdb.com/
     
  10. Chelsea_Fantasy

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    I guess he will be already updated