Quick question about eshop data.

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by TackyPie, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. TackyPie
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    Hey guys I have a 4gb sd card in my 3DS and i wanted to upgrade it to like a 16gb sd card i was wondering can i transfer my eshop data to the other sd card

    also what is the max size sd card i can have for the 3DS
     
  2. rdurbin

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    you can transfer it, just use a computer to copy everything on old card to new one. Officially you can use up to a 32gb sdhc card, but should be possible to use sdxc if you format it as fat32.
     
  3. TyBlood13

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    I can confirm this works if you're skeptical OP. Did it myself from a 2GB to a 16GB.
     
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    Good to know, I'm about to upgrade from a 2GB to 8GB and was going to ask the same question.
     
  5. Metab.

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    Yeah there should be no reason not to, and if anything dun-goofed you could re-download :D
     
  6. Jiehfeng

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    Yeah it works, I did that too.
     
  7. TackyPie
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    Ok thanks guys.
     
  8. BORTZ

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    I really need to get a bigger SD card myself.
     
  9. chartube12

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    I did this. Had to redownload every game's extra data that had extra data.