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ok i want to back up my nintendo swtich in case of any issues in the future, whats best way to do this?
i have original hack and everything is installd on micro sd card etc, atmosphere, hekate, 13.2 firmware

i just want to back it up? is there an updated and guide and a restore guide?
 

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Hello, I have a problem, so when trying to update my emuMMC as trying to go on emuCFW, I get this problem and not sure what to do since I'm on Updating EmuMMC with Daybreak guide part and all of the sudden gotten a black screen when Atmosphere logo is up but can't get on EmuMMC there
Well it says "Mismatch Atmosphere files" so you either didn't update Atmosphere or updated it improperly.
ok i want to back up my nintendo swtich in case of any issues in the future, whats best way to do this?
i have original hack and everything is installd on micro sd card etc, atmosphere, hekate, 13.2 firmware

i just want to back it up? is there an updated and guide and a restore guide?
There's no need for a guide because all you do is dump BOOT0/BOOT1 and the eMMC raw GPP (which is made of your eMMC USER and SYS). If you're really skimpy on space, you can get away with just dumping eMMC SYS but you won't have any backup of your game or save data. Either way, you dump all of this via Hekate.
how do i update my switch doc, joys cons etc if i am not connected to nintendo servers?
There are multiple ways actually. You can download the system update from a local console, install it from a Switch cartridge, or use a homebrew application to update your firmware.
 

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Well it says "Mismatch Atmosphere files" so you either didn't update Atmosphere or updated it improperly.

There's no need for a guide because all you do is dump BOOT0/BOOT1 and the eMMC raw GPP (which is made of your eMMC USER and SYS). If you're really skimpy on space, you can get away with just dumping eMMC SYS but you won't have any backup of your game or save data. Either way, you dump all of this via Hekate.

There are multiple ways actually. You can download the system update from a local console, install it from a Switch cartridge, or use a homebrew application to update your firmware.
ah ok great

does this specifically update joycons, pro controllers and the switch dock ( i see a notifcation in my settings, for a dock update)
 

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ah ok great

does this specifically update joycons, pro controllers and the switch dock ( i see a notifcation in my settings, for a dock update)
Those are all included within firmware updates. Meaning the files & such are installed along with whatever firmware update you're installing; you simply have to update them yourself manually after the fact.
 

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can i use a backup made in sxos to restore my switch with atmosphere? if not where can i get a boot.dat for sxos so i can restore my sx backup?
i also have what looks like a incomplete backup made in atmosphere the file says rawnand.bin.00 and theres a dumps folder but nothing else. can i do anything with this or is it junk
 

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can i use a backup made in sxos to restore my switch with atmosphere? if not where can i get a boot.dat for sxos so i can restore my sx backup?
i also have what looks like a incomplete backup made in atmosphere the file says rawnand.bin.00 and theres a dumps folder but nothing else. can i do anything with this or is it junk

Looks like you have an incomplete backup, you can go back to 11.0.0 or below if you want but SX OS is dead no more firmware update from them, you can just move over to Atmosphere instead if you don't care about XCI mounting or USB HDD feature.
 

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i dont want to use sxos it was just the cfw i used to backup my switch at the time, for some reason i kept getting incomplete atmosphere backups like the one i mentioned eariler.

i actually followed a guide somewhere on google and got a clean prodinfo out of tegrarcm i compaired it to the dirty one i dumped and it is very different can someone point me to a guide to use the prodinfo_sysnand.bin i just got from tegra?
i could see my serial and some other info that was blanked in the dirty prod dump
 

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i dont want to use sxos it was just the cfw i used to backup my switch at the time, for some reason i kept getting incomplete atmosphere backups like the one i mentioned eariler.

i actually followed a guide somewhere on google and got a clean prodinfo out of tegrarcm i compaired it to the dirty one i dumped and it is very different can someone point me to a guide to use the prodinfo_sysnand.bin i just got from tegra?
i could see my serial and some other info that was blanked in the dirty prod dump

Use Hekate to make a full nand backup
 

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Well it says "Mismatch Atmosphere files" so you either didn't update Atmosphere or updated it improperly.

There's no need for a guide because all you do is dump BOOT0/BOOT1 and the eMMC raw GPP (which is made of your eMMC USER and SYS). If you're really skimpy on space, you can get away with just dumping eMMC SYS but you won't have any backup of your game or save data. Either way, you dump all of this via Hekate.

There are multiple ways actually. You can download the system update from a local console, install it from a Switch cartridge, or use a homebrew application to update your firmwa



when i backup, can i backup to an external hd/thumb drive - as i may not have space on my sd card
 

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i think i found a way to use my sxos to restore on atmosphere. i found a joiner file for hekate backups and restructured it to fit what i had in my sxos backup which was 8 4gb .bin files and i am combining them into a rawnand.bin. i think in theory this should work. ive made a backup of my switch as it is now so i dont make a paperweight
 

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how do i reboot to hekate from the screen? do i have put the usb injector each time? and if so what do i press then powering completely off
 

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how do i reboot to hekate from the screen? do i have put the usb injector each time? and if so what do i press then powering completely off

You can use payload launcher while in Atmosphere to go into Hekate
https://github.com/suchmememanyskill/Payload_Launcher

As for booting from completely off, if you don't have a modchip then you would need a payload dongle or inject a payload from a computer, would also need a jig if you don't use autorcm on v1.
 

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i think i found a way to use my sxos to restore on atmosphere. i found a joiner file for hekate backups and restructured it to fit what i had in my sxos backup which was 8 4gb .bin files and i am combining them into a rawnand.bin. i think in theory this should work. ive made a backup of my switch as it is now so i dont make a paperweight

You don't have to combine them hekate can read split 4GB file.
 

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So, I've been playing Legends Arceus on a hacked Switch for a few days now, and would like to transfer my save to my non-hacked clean Switch if possible. That clean switch is unpatched, but I don't want to run a full CFW on it to avoid getting banned if possible.

I've been looking around on threads, and from what it looks like, I should be able to mount my Switch's memory just from hekate, and transfer my save file over that way so long as I know my titleID right? I can get the save file from my hacked switch easily with Checkpoint.

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I found the thread "Edit OFW clean Switch save data from NAND backup/restoring via Fusee Gelee payloads" in the forum, which I believe I actually used in the past to modify my Pokemon Sword save files. Can't link due to permissions, but I believe this should work to transfer my save file.
 
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Googling that only yields one result which is a reddit post that came out today so I don't know if its real or not.

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Oh yes. That's the thread I found and was the reason of my question here! :)
But I just found out it was removed from Reddit. But I think it wasn't removed due to any "fake" info. According to another user from here and that I've been speaking to in Reddit (chat), these v1, v2, v3 and v4 designations seems to be used by Chinese people (in Aliexpress and others) a little bit in a random fashion. Like, this v4 refers to the console itself (OLED) while the other terminologies seems to refer to the version of the cables interfacing the chip and the console.

I still struggle a bit to understand the terminologies myself. As of now, I only know about what I need, in case I want to install the modchip, which is the v3 version links I was already given, for my OLED!
 

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Made a post couple pages back about my sd card being corrupted I don’t think anyone responded to. I went ahead and reformatted and started from scratch. Clean atmosphere install. Trying to install my old games via hdd on tinfoil, it won’t read my hdd. If I plug it into my pc and try with usbfs it doesn’t read anything.

Before my sd card corrupted I never had an issue with it. I’ve tried awoo and tinwoo as well and nothing

What could it possible be ?
 

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is there a guide updated for android to run on switch? i want to run xbox game pass ultimately and is it worth doing?
i have a 2nd sd card which is sitting going to waste, so i may aswell try if it doesnt affect my atmosphere?
 

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Now that I've purchased a v1 Switch and my 400GB SD Card has landed, this week I fully intend on getting everything up and running. With that, I've got a couple questions that I'm hoping someone here can help me with.

Firstly, out of these 2 guides HERE and HERE, which do you recommend I use for getting started?

Secondly, since I use Pihole to block all PS4 Related Websites since I own a Jailbroken PS4, is there something similar for the Nintendo Switch?

What apps do most people use that are highly recommended?

From my brief research, I keep hearing advice to update to the latest Sig Patches. Where can I find more information on this?

Thanks for all the help. I'm really looking forward to getting up and running.
 
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