Question(s) about SD card, what's saved on it, transfers etc

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by robromo, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. robromo
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    robromo Newbie

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    Hey guys,
    I'm selling my 3DS and buying a refurbished 3DS XL from Nintendo.

    I'm wondering what to do with the 2GB SD card my 3DS Came with...

    I don't mind selling it with the system as a bonus - but I don't understand what is stored on the SD card/what I will lose:

    • Will I lose game saves
    My only games are Pokemon X and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire - they are physical cartridges - so is the save data saved on the game catridge?
    • What about personal info - like Nintendo ID/acccount?
    Do I need to wipe the SD card? Or factory reset/wipe the system?

    Essentially, if i'm selling my 3DS on eBay and buying a 3DS XL what do I need to do to ensure I don't lose my Pokemon game saves and make sure my nintendo id/any information I care about won't be still on there?
     
  2. hippy dave

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    The pokemon saves are on the cartridges. Yeah format the system to be safe.