Small question about copying saves.

Discussion in 'NDS - Emulation and Homebrew' started by Anthus, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. Anthus
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    I'm sorry if this is in the wrong forum, but this seemed appropriate. I have two 3DSs with CFW, and I am wondering if it is possible to transfer saves between the hacked systems. I don't think a regular system transfer will work, cause of the hacked nature of the systems. There are really only two games I care about on my old 3DS. Pokemon X, and Tri-Force Heroes. Is there a way to copy the saves (or, the whole games, I guess) to my new 3DS?

    Another unrelated question, can I copy the required CFW files from one SD card to another and use it in my hacked 3DS for extra storage? The scenario here is, I have a 16GB card that is full, and am wondering if the files can be copied so I can put the CFW stuff, and more games on a second card?

    Thanks for your help, and a special thanks to the guys who made this stuff possible. You have done an amazing job with these hacks, and opened the door to play a lot of games I couldn't otherwise. Thanks, and keep up the good work, guys, I mean it. :)
     
  2. Ryccardo

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    Yep, this is the DS and DSi section :D

    It should (especially if you are running your cfw in sysnand), but a smarter alternative is to use a save manager, like JKSV

    Yes but using multiple SDs is not recommended; better to just buy one large enough and just copy all files to the new one (assuming you don't have an emunand)
     
  3. MarioMasta64

    MarioMasta64 hi. i make batch stuff and portable shiz

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    yes use jksm to backup the save then restore it on the new system (the games will transfer as long as the tickets installed (hint: if it shows up it does but not the homebrew apps) so you likely wont have to)
    you can use all the files besides "/arm9loaderhax.bin and /files9/ and /Nintendo 3DS/" as the first two wont work with a different system and the last one is useless after system transfer
     
  4. Anthus
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    Thanks for the quick replies, guys. :)

    That's good to know, I'll look into JKSM, and I found a thread for it here too. That's also good to know about using multiple SD cards. I kind of suspected it wouldn't be recommended, so I'll probably steer clear for now, at least till I become more comfortable with this stuff, or when I get a bigger SD card. I really truly don't need that much more space anyway, I can make do if I delete some stuff. Thanks again, everyone!
     
  5. MarioMasta64

    MarioMasta64 hi. i make batch stuff and portable shiz

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    ive found it to work perfectly, and its the most reccomended save manager, but your choice is yours ^^