What (if any) tricks can be done on a 3DS with an M3i ZERO flashcard?

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  1. SG
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    Well, I've got the above flashcart and am wondering what it can be used for on my 3DS XL.

    I'm interested in general homebrew, apps and tricks, etc. tricks AND:

    -backing up a Legend of Zelda 3D gamesave from one cart, then putting it on another
    -AND if possible, backing up a digital save of A Link Between Worlds to put onto a cart (I know this can be done backwards officially with a Nintendo app but I want to do this the other way around).

    An info appreciated. : )
     
  2. Schizoanalysis

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    The same as any other DSi flashcard -- play DS roms/homebrew.

    Nothing 3DS related (bar running GW exploit)..
     
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    What's the firmware of your 3DS?
    M3i zero max support V4.5 3DS and allow you play NDS roms, can't run 3DS roms.

    If your 3DS frimware between V4.1-v4.5, you can consider to buy Gateway 3DS or MT Card to run 3DS roms,
    or, you can only use a normally flashcarts , such as DSTwo or R4i gold 3DS to run NDS roms on your 3DS
     
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    You can launch the Gateway Launcher if your system's firmware is on 4.5.0 or below. It allows you to backup and restore 3DS savegames but only unique per cartridge. But your system has to be on 4.5.0 or below.
     
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    Schizoanalysis From somewhere inside the rabbit hole...

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    R4i save dongle can transfer saves (or so I read -- better to check that before buying one)
     
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    The only trick you can do is launch most of the 3ds homebrew using ROPLoader (you can also launch NDS ROMS and homebrew)
     
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    you link a thread and you dont even read it.


    you can however backup your own save and restore it later
     
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    Of course I read it - but I don't understand the finer points

    Some games are encrypted - not necessarily all, and I found that OoT3D saves can be decrypted on a Zelda speed runs site. Which exactly why I made this thread asking people more knowledgeable than myself rather than wasting hours attempting to do something that may be impossible, and if I do attempt it, I'll need help - hence the thread. Don't be rude and assume, ask why I would do something if it doesn't seem apparent.
     
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    what are the tools you have?

    you have a 3dsxl on the last firmware, but what more and a m3i, do you have a ds lite or original ds?
     
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    i will double post to make sure you read this info i forgot to tell

    you can't use a 3ds firmware version superior than 4.5, you need another tool like a computer adapter or a ds lite (not sure about dsi) because the 3ds will power off the card slot once you take out your m3i and will not turn it on again. this means you can't swap a gamecart... this means you can't use any backup tool in a flashcart like m3i...

    so, there are the pc adapter options which you will need one if you dont want to use a ds lite, but i dont know if they will work for savesharing, in gateway gamesharing is possible because everyone uses the same dump..