Save copying for GBA games

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Myria, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. Myria

    Myria GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 24, 2014
    United States
    Is it currently possible to copy GBA games' save files from one 3DS to another? If so, how?

    Does SaveDataFiler's usual method work on AGB_FIRM games?
  2. Ryccardo

    Ryccardo WiiUaboo

    Feb 13, 2015
    Manual work with agbsave9 is currently the only option...

    ...oh wait, you're that Myria :P
  3. Sonic Angel Knight

    Sonic Angel Knight GBAtemp Legend

    May 27, 2016
    United States
    New York
    Well if you have homebrew, i think you can just use a save manager to do that.
    Or i think if you just take the save data on the ds card inside the "Nintendo 3ds" folder and copy it to another maybe it works. But i think the first option works better.
  4. N7Kopper

    N7Kopper Proud lover of a three-inch girlfriend

    Aug 24, 2014
    AGB_FIRM seems to be like DS cartridge games in that it uses a different save protocol. While DS(i) cart support is simple, merely different, AGB_FIRM is notorious for stumping save managers. (Including Nintendo's own devkit one) - so just use the manual method. It's actually easier than dumping and injecting, which is the only way right now to decrypt GBA saves. (and when I say "dumping" I mean the NAND copy of the save, not the SD one)
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