Public header?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Daniel41550, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. Daniel41550
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    What is a public header? I put this in the flashcard forum because I usually see public header with Sky3ds.
     
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  3. Ericzander

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    A public header is a header that's used by lots of people publicly. It puts you at risk of being banned. A private header is one that only YOU use and it is safer, leading to no bans so far. You can get one either using a save extraction tool, a 9.2 3DS, or by buying one from somebody who has those tools and is willing to help (I'm one of those people).

    You don't need headers for offline games, but you do need them for online games and I recommend that you do NOT use a public one.
     
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    Thanks, so if I don't plan on going online, headers won't be important to me?
     
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    Correct.
    If you have a save file from a headerless / public header game, it won't work if you ever decided to use a private header with said game though.
     
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