Transfering everything from one hacked N3DS XL to an almost identical N3DS XL?

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  1. Hammyface
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    Hammyface GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hey all, this might sound like a weird situation but hear me out. I tried searching for answers.

    My 9.0 N3DS XL is one that I did all the tricks to with the latest Gateway release. I've been installing CIAs and having a blast for the past few weeks. Even updated my emuNAND to 9.4 for my Amiibos. Anyway, I bought another N3DS XL figuring that 9.0s are going to be hard to find soon, and I really wanted an IPS screen (my N3DS XL unfortunately had a TN panel). I find myself preferring the IPS panel way more, so here's the question.

    I already did all the tricks to the IPS N3DS XL as well; it is also 9.0. I did the mset thing, bluecardfix, all that, and I get into emuNAND fine. The thing is, I really REALLY do not want to lose all my Smash progress, and I really would prefer not to have to spend all that time reinstalling all those CIAs again.

    Is there any way to make my IPS N3DS XL be identical to my TN N3DS XL? I know that people who typically ask this question are going from an o3DS XL to a n3DS XL but I am going from N3DS XL to N3DS XL.

    I tried to figure out where CIAs install to on the MicroSD card and I couldn't really figure it out. I didn't know if there would be some issue with the emuNAND; maybe it's impossible to boot it on the 2nd N3DS XL from the way it was created on the 1st N3DS XL; I am not sure.

    Any recommendations on how to do this (if possible) would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Just3DS

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    If you ask me, easiest solution would be to swap the motherboards. Only do this if you good with electronics disassembly and stuff AND not going to return the item back to store where you bought from as they might not accept it once opened.
    But if you really want to transfer then unfortunately you would have to do it the hard way. There are lots of options, among of them the easiest would be to use SaveDataFiler to export saves and import to other console using same app. I haven't tried it though.
     
  3. Ronhero

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    You can downgrade emunand to 9.0, inject it to system nand 9.0 (you will need to inject the firm 0/1 first) and then use NTR to spoof a system transfer.
     
  4. Hammyface
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    Hammyface GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I really would rather not swap motherboards. Where are the CIAs installed to on the microSD card? I am assuming some random folders?