Switch to a bigger SD Card with luma3ds and a9lh ?

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Squader_, Apr 26, 2017.

  1. Squader_
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    Hi everyone, my sdcard doesn't have enough space to download more games. So I wondered if I could change my sdcard to a bigger one. The problem is that i installed Luma3DS and A9lh. So i'm not sure that i will keep my data.

    Cordially,

    Sorry for my english.
     
  2. ElijahZAwesome

    ElijahZAwesome GBATemp's official... uh... uhhhhhhhhhhhh

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    Just make sure the second SD is formatted properly and copy all the files over. Worked for me
     
  3. Knucklesfan

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    Just drag and drop. It's easy as that. Now, of course, don't cut it, copy it, but it's fine to move it as long as your moving it to the same 3ds.

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  4. Squader_
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    Is the 3ds require a special SDcard format ?
     
  5. ElijahZAwesome

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    I think it's FAT32 with 64 bit clusters, anyone correct me if I'm wrong
     
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    FAT32.

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    32kb clusters.
     
  8. ElijahZAwesome

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    Oh right, thanks
     
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    It's FAT32, but for the best results I suggest going the extra mile.
    First: Format the SD card on your computer to FAT32
    Second: Only setup a CFW with emuNAND9
    Third: Use the option to format without emuNAND
    Finally: Copy everything from your old SD card to your new one.

    EmuNAND9 will properly format your SD for the best results on the 3DS.
     
  10. nero99

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    32kb for 32gb or lower. 64kb for 64gb and higher.
     
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    Hello
    I have an almost identical question.
    On Sunday I installed luma and a9loader with the help of the 3ds quide and now my 32 gb SD card is full and i would use a second SD card.
    Now my question.
    Must i make the whole guide now again or can I copy certain folders/file viva drag and drop on the new card so that Luma and 9aloader work.
    Thanks for answers and sorry when i make some grammatical or spelling mistake, english is not my native language.
     
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  13. CodyMKW

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    if you want more games 64gb SD is good just be sure to make it FAT32 and it will work on 3ds