Restore bricked 3DS? [Tricky situation]

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by ArviDroid, Jun 19, 2016.

  1. ArviDroid
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    Hi.
    I bricked my 3DS. I was trying to downgrade to 2.1.0. but I accidentaly downgraded on SysNAND instead of RedNAND. So now my 3DS is bricked... I tried updating my 3DS through recovery mode. But it only loads to 1% and after a while says there was an error. Earlier on when I updated RedNAND I had the same issue, but it worked after a few attempts. In this case it doesn´t seem to work. Are there any other ways to unbrick my 3DS? Help would be much appriciated. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Platinum2183

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    you will have to get a hardmod and flash an old backup
     
  3. Robert McCoy

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    Do you have any nand backups made before you bricked?
     
  4. ArviDroid
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    Thought this was the other only solution and it is, right? I can´t do this, so I guess my 3DS is as good as dead. R.I.P 3DS 2011-2016.

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    Yes.
     
  5. Robert McCoy

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    I mean you don't have to get a full hardmod. You can send it to @hundshamer and send your backup nand file to him and he can fix your bricked 3ds. It's cheaper than an actual hardmod.

    Edit: it's like $20 for a restore.
     
    Last edited by Robert McCoy, Jun 19, 2016
  6. hundshamer

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    He is in Sweden, or at least that's what his flag indicates. If he is, he his better off sending it to gamesquest1[/.USER].
     
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  7. ArviDroid
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    Thanks for the tip. But I´ll have to pass.
     
  8. Robert McCoy

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    Ah sorry didn't realize there was a guy for European modding. my bad.
     
  9. ArviDroid
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    It´s alright. I´m not doing it anyway. Although your help was much appriciated.
     
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    Seems like a waste if the console is able to be repaired.
     
  11. ArviDroid
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    Well there are a few complications since I need to tell my parents and be granted their permission (they'll be very skeptic) and then I'll have to pay I guess. Of course I want my 3DS back but am I able to do it? Pardon for the late answer. I haven't been active since.

    EDIT: Ok, I miss my 3DS a lot. I have regrets for what I did. I crave it everyday.
     
    Last edited by ArviDroid, Jun 23, 2016
  12. DjoeN

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    well if you have some good friends, have them send it up and recieve it back ;)
    That way, your parents never know :P

    Ok, it's isn't the most clean solution, doing things at the back of your parents, but if it's that and around €25 for fixing it or buying a new one, i sure knew what i would be doing :P

    and @gamesquest1 is the best and most trusty one to send it to! he does an awesome job!
     
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  13. ArviDroid
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    I'll consider it.
     
  14. Bobby Scott

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    @hundshamer Aside from hardmodding, do you also restore bricked N3DS?
     
  15. vb_encryption_vb

    vb_encryption_vb That hardmod guy....

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    Yes, you can fix a brick via hardmod.