Questions about formatting

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Biovirulent, Jun 25, 2016.

  1. Biovirulent
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    All right, so earlier I had made a thread about a soft-brick problem I had with trying to downgrade for cfw.
    Once I get freakyhax, I will need to format my system to attempt again.
    My questions are,

    1) Once formatted, are games I have bought in the e-shop re-downloadable?
    2) If not, is there a way to save all my games and software that is on my SD card? I heard system transfer would work but not from N3DS->O3DS and back, which are the only two 3DS systems I own.
    3) If there is a way to save all the software on my SD card, would save data remain? Or do I have to back all that up? And if I do back the save data up, would it be usable after formatting?
     
  2. TheVinAnator

    TheVinAnator GBATemp's Greatest Vin

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    you cannot re downgrade on 11.0, but anyway

    1)Yes
    2)You can save if you wanted, or at least the saves
    3)I believe
     
  3. TheCyberQuake

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    If you softbricked, chances are you updated to 11.0 to fix it, which means no downgrade without hardmod. Other than that TheVinAnator already answered so I wont' repeat those answers.
     
  4. Biovirulent
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    Really? Thank you for this information.

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    Thank you for the information.
     
  5. Quantumcat

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    Just to add, 3) Yes, with a NAND backup you can extract the moveable.sed and use that to make your saves work on another console. I don't know details but I have seen it discussed.