Streetpass question.

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by DisasterTheory, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. DisasterTheory
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    I just got my 4.4 XL and Gateway, is it safe to use streetpass? I just don't want to accidentally update my 3ds.
     
  2. Nurio

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    Streetpass is fine...
    ...Though, I do recall reading something about the 3DS automatically connecting to Nintendo Zone hotspots when your wireless is on, which connects you to the internet, downloading the update for you...
    But I'm not too sure about that. Perhaps someone else can clarify?

    In any case, you are definitely safe if you do not setup your Wifi and don't come near any Nintendo Zone hotspots. Also, having a backup of your NAND will come in handy in case you do accidentally update yours 3DS.
    Also, accidentally updating your 3DS is... difficult, so to say. You can accidentally download the update, but installing it means that you'd have to accept their terms and confirm installing it. That's not something you do accidentally...
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    some people told you can use parental controls to make sure you do not press the update button without entering the parental controls pin, but i don't remember in which versions this works...
     
  4. Nurio

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    None of the versions Gateway/R4i/3DSLink/Orange3DS uses... That was changed in Firmwares 4.1+