Transferring System to New 3DS XL Problem

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Wellington2k, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. Wellington2k

    Wellington2k DO YOU HAS?

    Nov 1, 2010
    United States
    Somewhere in this world of ours

    I just got one of those Majora's Mask New 3DS XLs. I own an old 3DS on 4.2 with all my saves and games that I've download from the eShop. I decided to transfer the data via emunand, since I want to eventually sell the 3DS with that firmware. Well, I don't own a Gateway card, so I chose to do a MT Card emunand so that way I don't have to purchase anything else. But it just so happens that, not only does 9.6 break Gateway's emunand, but it also breaks MT Card's as well (I guess I should have saw that coming). Seeing as MT Card is pretty much dead, I don't expect an update to fix the emunand. At this point, I realized that Gateway is pretty much my only(?) option to transfer from emunand.

    So I now have a Gateway emunand with my real nand inserted into it on 4.2. Now I've hit a dilemma. Not only do I have to wait for Gateway to fix the emunand (which I expect to happen any day now), but I still won't be able to boot into the emunand withput a Gateway card (I'm not interested in purchasing one). One solution would be to borrow a Gateway card from a friend, right? Well, on my campus, only one person owns a 3DS, and he would never purchase a Gateway.

    So, is there any hope for me to transfer all my saves and games to the New 3DS XL without updating to the latest version and losing its "hackability"?

  2. sweis12

    sweis12 GBAtemp Maniac

    Oct 20, 2013
    Saint Kitts and Nevis
    Idk, I just updated my regualr 3ds's sysnand from 4.2 to 9.6, I kind of reget it but now I can use all my games and stuff without issue.
  3. Pippin666

    Pippin666 SSF43DE Master

    Mar 30, 2009
    Montreal, Qc
    It is safe to update.

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