[WARNING] 3ds freeshop 300 games issue

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by TherealDarknes, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. TherealDarknes
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    I have a warning for anyone who uses free shop or downloads games in general i only mention freeshop because thats what i was using when it happened to me i also have a solution for anyone who already has this issue

    The 3ds has a 300 icon limit so no more than 300 games and software can be downloaded at 1 time but it appears that freeshop ignores this or possibly though unlikely having homebrew causes this to be ignored

    Now what does this mean: well once you hit the 300 limit things will keep being downloaded but older things apparently going in order of what was downloaded first will be "removed" there icons will be gone and therefore unplayable but they will appear to the system as still being installed and will not be allowed to be installed again but there data is still there nothing was deleted

    So be aware of how many games you actually have downloaded and avoid going past 300 or else this issue will occur to you

    But what if i already have this issue?


    luckily there is a way to fix this issue without reformatting your sd card or doing something drastic all you have to do is uninstall some of the games or software you have and then the games whos icons were removed come back with the typical message of new software having been installed (even though nothing was installed)

    i hope i helped some of you who are having this issue or warned somebody who was getting close to this
     


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    You can launch 300+ titles with FBI you know

    How someone even reaches this limit is beyond me
     
  3. MadMageKefka

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    you can launch installed games with no icon using fbi.

    EDIT: Ninja'd :ph34r:

    By having a 200 GB sd card like me, or installing too many vc titles.
     
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    how do you launch them with fbi also fbi is one of the titles that left when i encountered this issue

    also i reached 300 by having a 128 gig card and wanting to download pretty much everything XD
     
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    At that rate you might as well use multiple sd cards, still cheaper then a 200 GB sd.
     
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    I have the money and dont wanna switch cards. Taking the back off a n3ds is a pain. Plus, I got the sd on sale for only $60.

    Launch fbi, choose titles, choose the game, choose launch title. If fbi is gone, either reinstall it, or inject to the h&s app.
     
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    Emunand?
     
  8. xtheman

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    You can always cut out a space to get the sd card like how some dev consoles are.
     
  9. TherealDarknes
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    can't use multiple sd cards on a new 3ds
     
  10. MadMageKefka

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    My 3ds is a majoras mask n3ds xl. Im not fucking cutting it, lmao.

    U sure about that? Ive never tried, but im pretty sure you can.
     
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    Yes you can.
    Well I'm sorry for not knowing your damn console is a special one, some people have sigs off...
     
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    dude you don't cut open a 200 dollar game system no matter what edition it is your nuts man
     
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    I just said the word fucking, not trying to offend you or be defensive. Sorry that came off wrong.
     
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    Sooooo how do you find out how many you currently have?
     
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    The back plates cost like $20.
     
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    im actually unsure of how you would go about that i assume fbi has it listed somewhere inside it
     
  17. xtheman

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    You misunderstood, I meant cut the back cover not the console
    I get annoyed easy so yeah
     
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    i forgot you could buy spare back covers
     
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    Count them? Also know that folders and badges count for the 300 limit.
     
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    interesting nice to know that also nintendo needs to get rid of the 300 limit or maybe we could get homebrew to remove it