Update emunand without losing .cia games?

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  1. Nyap
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    How do I update emunand without losing all my apps? Normally what I'd do is:
    1) Get latest gateway patch
    2) Put the launcher.dat onto root of sd card
    3) Turn on my 3ds
    4) Select "format emunand" on the gateway thing
    But of course that gets rid of everything on my SD
     
  2. wurstpistole

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    Why do you format your emunand to update your emunand? I don't get what you're doing.

    Go to system settings and update. Done.
     
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    What @wurstpistole said. Go to system settings in Emunand, and update there. Don't leave system settings or go to data management, or it'll kick you back to sysnand. Update From system settings in Emunand gets you what you want without formatting.
     
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    Who ever told you to do it this way is very wrong. You only format emunand the first time you set it up..
     
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    Why does gateway say things like this on their website then?
     
  6. ceelo

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    It never says to format the emunand. Once gateway is updated to support the new firmware, you just go to System Settings and update.
     
  7. Nyap
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    So it's automatic?
     
  8. ceelo

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    Not automatic I would say, you download the newest gateway launcher from their website. Overwrite the Launcher.dat you have in your root with the new one. Then update your 3ds. Newest firmware supported atm is 10.7.

    Although I think we got hit with a new fw update like an hour ago. Dont update that yet. Wait for confirmation.
     
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    Ahhhh kk
     
  10. astronautlevel

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    10.7 is still the most recent firmware.
     
  11. ceelo

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    I opened my 3DS and it told me an update was available D:
     
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    YOUR 3DS LIES.
     
  13. ceelo

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    I sure hope so ><
     
  14. SkyChotik

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    Mine did too, so I just updated. (I'm on emunand anyway, so what?) and all it did was replace my outdated browser (had a 9.2 browser cia installed in 10.7)
     
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  15. ceelo

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    Ah, I wonder if it was that region free cia I installed for Reinand or the cia for bluecardfix to play DS games that triggered an update :\
     
  16. Ante0

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    If you installed a patched TWL_FIRM it will tell you update. Mine would fail to update after 30% or so.
     
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