Sky3ds Auto cycle

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  1. Ivellios
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    Hello

    I recently bought a new sky3ds blue button, and no matter what, i cant make it work

    With the vast majority of the games i put it, the sky 3ds auto cycle i cant play any of the games

    I researched this problem very much and did all of the steps described in this topic https://gbatemp.net/threads/sky3ds-auto-cycling.386837/

    However one thing that is different, is that some very few games actually work on it, namely, Mario kart 7, paper mario luigi mansion and new mario bros 2. Every other game that i tried causes auto cycle and when i try to play a error occur.

    I tried the method of holding the blue button for a few seconds to stop the auto cycle, and some games actually work with this, however the saves corrupt with this.

    i have tested it on a micro sd kingston 16 gb class 4, another random micro sd with 4 gb and today i bought a original 16 gb ultra sandis micro sd, same errors.

    Is there anything more i can do or should i just call and try to replace it?

    Thank you very much and sorry for the bad english
     
  2. ZoneBlaze

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    Did you initialize your card?
    1)Hold the button while inserting
    2)reinsert the card and then wait for the flashing to stop
    3)reinsert the card one more time.

    I've never encountered the cycling problem, but usually the solution(from what I've read) is to use a different sd card. Maybe it wasn't formatted properly? Your 3DS games weren't the right region?

    It seems calling for a replacement is the safest choice at the moment.
     
  3. Xenon Hacks

    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    The class of your card may have an issue playing large games.
    NVM you have an ultra card dont mind me its late :P
     
  4. GothicIII

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    @OP:

    The problem is not the SD card. Its the Sky3DS itself. It seems what you've got is a refurbished red-button card with the 10-games-limit. This explains the autocycle AND that some games work (because these are registered within the card).
    You got ripped off when you bought it.
    The reseller just replaced the red button with a blue button and sold it as a bluebutton card.
    Get your money back if you can.
     
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  5. kurodax

    kurodax GBAtemp Regular

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    his card not reach the 10-games- limit yet as i asume.
    i think you need to try another kind of card, like transcend black- red and above
     
  6. ZoneBlaze

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    I think what Gothiclll said might be true. The safest thing to do is to return/replace.
     
  7. Ivellios
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    Thanks everyone, i returned it, the reseller said he would see what the problem is and he will test a new one and send it to me, so now im waiting if the one he sends back will work it or not.
     
  8. Ranmax09

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    Where did you purchase? From one of the reseller?
     
  9. mech

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    That was definitely the red card (old) with a limit, you did right sending it back. Was a fake blue one.
     
  10. NEILYOUNG

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    yeah like mine you buy on aliexpress too ? please let me know.
     
  11. Ivellios
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    no, it was a local seller, i still trust him he recognized the card is broken and will test and send me another one. But i will test it with more than 10 different games myself to see if it starts auto cycle again.