OTP swapping

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by WiiKiing, Feb 10, 2017.

  1. WiiKiing
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    Hello I am wondering if I copy my files from a 3ds SD to another SD card am I able to simply replace the OTP from the first 3ds with one originally from the second and have it work on the second 3ds.
     
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    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    No, do not use a different 3ds's otp with another, it will brick. its console-specific unique after all
     
  3. WiiKiing
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    Sorry I didn't word it very well. I want to use all the files apart from the otp on another console. So I am wondering if I copy every file apart from the otp to another will that second console load all the games from the first console.
     
  4. rikumax25!

    rikumax25! Keyblade Wielder

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    Yes, you can. Just be careful with the OTP switch
     
  5. squall14716

    squall14716 GBAtemp Maniac

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    No, it doesn't work like that.
     
  6. SonicCloud

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    Im pretty sure it will , just dont copy the OTP

    Can someone confirm if this is possible?
     
  7. rikumax25!

    rikumax25! Keyblade Wielder

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    Dude.... if it was like that you would have to compile everything yourself
     
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    squall14716 GBAtemp Maniac

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    His question was:
    And the answer is no, it won't. Homebrew would work fine, assuming you have a way to launch it. ARM9 payloads would work fine, assuming you have a way to launch them. Games installed on a different console magically working? No, that won't work. It does not work like that.
     
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    naddel81 GBAtemp Maniac

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    movable.sed?
     
  10. rikumax25!

    rikumax25! Keyblade Wielder

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    Sorry didnt read that. The files will work just to install CFW, the games wont transfer
     
  11. squall14716

    squall14716 GBAtemp Maniac

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    Doesn't just using a movable.sed from another console break things? I mean, you could do a NAND backup, system transfer, NAND restore so that both consoles are pointing to the same <id0>/<id1> folders. Even then, you'd have to install tickets for all the .cias you have installed to get them to show up.

    Either way, I don't think trying this is at all a good idea.
     
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    Ok thanks for all your help sounds like I had best leave well enough alone and just go about it the slow way and install things separately
     
  13. nechigawara

    nechigawara Citizen of Gamindustri

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    Because both consoles will end up having the same identity, can't see each other online, and can only be fixed by formatting one of them.
     
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