What is the cheapest way to hack a 3DS XL 6.1.0-12u

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by gbadl, Apr 18, 2015.

  1. gbadl
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    Looking for the cheapest way to hack this console to load homebrew and games. I don't really want to buy a gateway or sky3ds.
     
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    Plan on doing a lot of reading.
     
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    Downgrade and use Palantine CFW. It's very buggy and a lot of the time it won't boot, but that's the best you can get for free.
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/how-to-install-cfw-on-4-5-without-ds-flashcart-gateway.380878/
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutoria...stall-cfw-without-owning-gateway-card.378256/
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutoria...r-firmware-to-cfw-4-5-without-gateway.378371/
    https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutorial-4-5-sysnand-4-5-cfw-9-4-emunand-without-gateway.378721/

    Here are some links to get you started. Any of those guides should work, as long as you replace any steps involving a DS flashcart with the Spider DS Profile RopLoader below (assuming you don't have a DS flashcart)
    If you don't have a DS flashcart use this to install the DS Profile Exploit: https://gbatemp.net/threads/beta-spider-ds-profile-roploader-4-x-only.380725/

    You can also use 9.6 emuNAND on a separate SD card, or even alongside CFW on the same SD card, so that you can continue using eShop.
    http://gbatemp.net/threads/release-rxtools-roxas75-3ds-toolkit-fw-2-0-9-2.382782/ can boot 9.6 emuNAND.
    Look here for how to have CFW and emuNAND on the same card: https://gbatemp.net/threads/tutoria...and-mt-cfw-on-the-same-sd-for-4-x-3ds.380787/
     
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    dkabot Better With Others' Systems Than Their Own

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    It won't nag to update immediately unless your version lacks the browser, in which case it'd demand to update to get it.
    It would take some time in sleep mode for spotpass to push an update, and even then you can clear that.