[Question] Can I Make Card1 Retail Saves Work With Cia's?

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  1. GhostLatte
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    I have a retail Mario Kart 7, but I was just wondering if I can transfer the save from the card to the legit cia that I have.
     
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    Yes, Nintendo even released a save transfer tool for this purpose. But it only works one way, you can't transfer a save from cia back to the cartridge.
     
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    Do you know the steps that I must follow?
     
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    You'll have to enter the eshop and search for the save transfer tool. Once its downloaded, the app will give you instructions how to transfer the save.

    To enter the eshop you have to update to the latest firmware so don't do this if you don't want to update.
     
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    Or use ntr save data plugin
     
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    Can you just use savedatafiler for card1 games?
     
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    I thought SaveDataFiler was only for Card2 games?
     
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    I can't enter the eShop beacuase my emuNAND is 9.0.
     
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    Other way around buddy card2 games don't work on savedatafiler
     
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    That's funny because ORAS is Card2 and it works fines with SaveDataFiler.
     
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    CIA's but not physical cards
     
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    Yeah but ROMs from the red card also work.
     
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    true
     
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    you can dump retail saves with either Gateway or CFW.

    However, game saves smaller than 512KB requires CFW + savedatafiler.

    Quick question:

    I understand you mention you have a legit cia for mario kart 7.

    I want to be clear, are you using Gateway or just Vanilla hack-less 3DS?
     
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    A N3DS with Gateway. Do you have a list of games that have saves smaller than 512kb?
     
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    Thanks, but since your tutorial requires CFW I'll have to use my O3DS.

    Edit: Can't I just use Gateway's Save Data Transfer tool?
     
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    hmm, I actually don't own a N3DS, so I'm not aware that Palatine CFW doesn't operate with N3DS.
    (I'm assuming it doesn't, based on your post)