Old 3DS with no Settings button

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  1. mashers
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    mashers Stubborn ape

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    Hi everyone,

    I've got a client who has just bought an o3DS for his 6-year-old son. I mentioned about making sure the 3D is turned off and perhaps disabling it in parental controls, but when I looked at the Home menu there was no system settings button. Also, unlike on my 9.9 n3DS, the top left corner of the bottom screen has a brightness button instead of the Home Menu Settings button which can also be used to access system settings. I've never used an o3DS so I don't know if this is normal. Can anyone help?

    TIA!
     
  2. tHciNc

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    just checked an old 3ds, has brightness in top left corner, never noticed, next to the tile button, system systems is an app in the home screen with a spanner on it
     
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    That icon, the one with the spanner on it, is missing on this particular 3DS :mellow:
     
  4. piratesephiroth

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    what's the firmware version?
     
  5. mashers
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    How can I tell without getting into settings?
     
  6. piratesephiroth

    piratesephiroth I wish I could read

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    can you post a pic of the home menu?

    We can look at a few clues in the top screen. If it says we can activate the camera with L+R on the bottom right corner then it's 7.0 or higher. If it says we can take screenshots with Y on the bottom left corner, then it's 9.0 or higher.
    If it has none of those, it's lower than 7.0.

    If it's on fw 9.2 or lower, it's exploitable and you can install a clean firmware on it.

    If it's not exploitable you could just update it online.
     
  7. DjoeN

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    Here are some pics how it should look like:
    (The FW given is the FW that current console is on in the pic.)


    around 4.5.0-8E etc...

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    around 7.1.0-9E etc...

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    9.2.0-20E (and higher)

    [​IMG]
     
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    Ok I'll email my client and ask him to email me a photo. I do remember that L + R activated the camera as I did it by accident and it switched to the camera, but I can't remember if it said anything about taking screenshots.
     
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    try scrolling wayyyyy over to the right to see if it's tucked away there
     
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    L+R would still activate the camera on old firmware as it used to be L or R individually would activate the camera, but they changed it to both at the same time to prevent accidental presses.
    Have you tried scrolling all the way to the right? Maybe someone moved the icon off screen.
    Edit: :ninja:
     
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    No it doesn't (just tested) you really need to press only L or R, pressing both does nothing more then both icons animate a little by going a little down, that's all
     
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    Ahh could be that it's been moved several screens to the right. I'll email my client and get him to try. Thanks guys.
     
  13. piratesephiroth

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    could just click 4 squares icon (third, from left to right, on the bottom of the top screen), to "zoom out"
     
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