Should I get CFW?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by SpeedxxGaming, Aug 14, 2019 at 12:24 AM.

  1. SpeedxxGaming
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    Hey there,

    I'm wanting to try out some NSMB2 ROM Hacks. I previously had an Old 3DS running Luma which was amazing until the face buttons started to not respond. With no way of opening the system up, I bought myself a second hand New 3DS XL. I'm unsure whether to install CFW or to just leave it stock and try to use something like Hans if that is still a viable option... Anyone have any thoughts?

    Cheers :yay3ds:
     
  2. Extrasklep

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    Yes you should
    If you want to install homebrew then there isn't really any reason to not install CFW
     
  3. SpeedxxGaming
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    Ok, got it...

    Can the big N detect a modification like that or is it only if I install unsigned CIAs? I've been out of the 3DS scene for a decent bit now so might as well say I'm a newb again :rofl:
     
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    They could probably detect just homebrew too
    It's almost impossible to get banned on the 3DS now unless you do dumb stuff like cheat online
     
  5. DSSP

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    They can detect you if you have spotpass on or friend settings set so your friends can view your activity.
     
  6. SpeedxxGaming
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    Cool. Is there a comprehensive list of do's and don'ts for using CFW? I really don't want to lose my online access...
     
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    Activity logs are still sent to nintendo even if you disable showing what you're playing to friends
    I never turned that off and my friend had sending system information in spotpass on for a long time and we didn't get banned
     
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    Just don't do dumb stuff like cheating online and uploading hacked stuff in games
    It's almost impossible to get banned if you don't do that
     
  10. SpeedxxGaming
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    Ok, I'll install it tomorrow. Thanks for helping me out lads :yay:
     
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    Here [​IMG]
     
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