The Nintendo 3DS is a portable gaming console released by Nintendo in 2011. Use this tag for 3DS, 3DS XL, 2DS, and the New 3DS XL

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Can I create a new NNID account (or use a different one) and still keep the games I have in the first account?

So I want to create a new NNID account on my 3DS (because long story short my NNID region is set to mexico even though I'm in the US). However, I bought a lot of things on this account and I'm not ...
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Why does my 3DS XL's 3D slider affect the volume?

When I try to change the volume it doesn't change and stays at full volume, but when I turn the 3D on it quiets down for some reason. How can I fix it and do I need replacements?
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Is it possible to get the 'Link: Mistral' mutation on Blade Dance or vice-versa?

I've been musing on the Combo Factor mutation, which states that two skills bearing the mutation used in succession will share a combo counter and thus get even further increased damage. The obvious ...
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Are there advantages of having a Japanese vs an American 3DS?

I am from India, and I am planing to order new Nintendo 3DS XL from Play-Asia. I am looking at either a Japanese version or an American version. The Japanese version is cheaper for me, but I don't ...
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How can I change my Mii so that it changes on other people's 3DS's as well?

My sister created my Mii in my stead. I tried changing it's appearance and name, and it looked like it worked by looking on my own 3DS, but on my friend's it's still the same. Is the problem on my ...
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Citra and roms not work

I'm trying to fix citra for a long time. Recently, I found out that I have to get some dlls. Still doesn't work. When I launch citra-kt file in the log there is this message: [ 0.292675] Fronted ...
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Why won't this NPC move in?

I'm playing the 3DS version of Terraria, and I just recently beat the Wall of Flesh. Now I have an NPC (named "Shiitake") wanting to settle down, but despite there being plenty of suitable dwellings ...
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How to disconnect your Nintendo Network ID from a 3DS you no longer have access to

So, here the deal: I lost my old 3DS a few months ago and then for Christmas I got a used 3DS that had been factory reset. I went through the process of setting it up and then went to download the ...
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What happens if you delete your nintendo network ID, and where do the badges go?

I want to link my new Wii U ID to my 3DS but I don't know what happens to badges.
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Can a new 3DS re-download a game bought on the original system after a transfer?

Basically, I've tried looking into this question myself and wasn't able to find a confirmed answer. I have my current 3DS system, which has a 4GB SD card. I have bought several games from the eShop, ...
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Is it possible for a 3ds to act as the source and destination of system transfers without having to wait 7 days in between?

I had three 3ds systems (two 3ds-xls and a 2ds) that me and my two kids use. Recently my older kid broke his 3ds-xl (he is unable to stop compulsively clicking the hinge back and forth as he plays, ...
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Nintendo 3DS face comparison/similarity feature?

If I recall correctly, on the DS Lite or DSi there was a feature where the camera would take a picture of two separate faces and display a percentage similarity between them - it may also have ...
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Does the Bravely Default Japanese version come with English audio or subtitles?

I am living in Japan with a Japanese 3DS and want to pick up a copy of Bravely Default. My Japanese can order me a coffee, but not get me through a RPG.. So does the game (specifically the Japanese ...
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How much battery does a 3DS use up on standby with streetpass on?

I have my 3DS in my coat when I walk to work, to get play coins and catch any potential street passes on the way in. I'll usually leave it sitting in my coat while I work, so I can take it back out ...
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Is there a way to view all your old Miiverse drawings?

On Miiverse, the only drawings that appear in my profile are the four most recent. Is there a way to see older ones without digging through the Activity Feed?
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Are some glitches corrected on the virtual console version of old games like Pokemon red/blue/yellow

Based on the previous games realesed on the virtual console from old Nintendo platforms like Game Boy. Does anyone know if a known glitch or exploit on the original game were fixed on the new ...
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Is Nintendo 3DS online server choice based on console region lock

What I mean is that if I take my Australian 3DS (New 3DS XL to be specific) to another region and try to play online, will I be automatically connected with the local (eg US, SEA, EU) server or will ...
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How is the new 3DS different from the previous 3DS?

I've got a 3DS XL released in 2012. I'd like to know how the "new" 3DS XL, released in 2014, is different so I can figure out if it is worth the upgrade.
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Can I play my old 3DS games on a new 3DS without a system transfer?

My brother lost his 3DS and his super smash bros game along with it, so he is obviously pretty mad. He has a couple other games as well that he has data for (physical copies, not bought from the E ...
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Is there an upper limit on the amount of money you can spend in Nintendo Badge Arcade?

I didn't think this game would hook me the way it did. I've purchased 65 tokens in the game so far and will not likely stop. However, I'm worried that I may end up spending too much on the game in ...
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Why can't I transfer my Pokemon?

I was transferring my Pokemon from Pokemon Pearl to Black, and from Black to Y. However it wouldn't transfer my Arceus, Giratina, or Darkrai. What happened? Their names are GodDeer, GhostDrake, and ...
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Backing up a Cartridge save file

I have all my pokemon games in cartridge format. I'm wondering if it's possible to backup my save on one of my SD cards using the save data transfer tool on eShop. I know it is at least possible with ...
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Can i have my download games from my old Nintendo network id to my new one?

I want to link a new nintendo network id from my wii u to my 3ds but to do that I have to delete everything and I don't want to lose my games that I got from the E shop please help me!
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Are 3DS games and progress backed up to your Nintendo Network ID?

So, the other day I was playing on my 3DS and I set it down to grab some food from the fridge. In the not even three minutes I was in the fridge, my sister knocks the 3DS off the counter into the wall ...
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If I have an SD card with 3DS games on it, will putting it in a camera or laptop delete the games?

I am not very experienced with SD cards at all, and I have some pictures on my 3DS that I wanted to put on my laptop, but I was not sure if the games on my SD card would be deleted. Will inserting an ...
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American 3ds, but I'm in France

I recently asked about zelda tri force heroes being region locked (link here Can you play with players worldwide in Zelda triforce heroes? ) And now I'm wondering, since my 3ds was bought in the USA, ...
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How do I recover and/or delete a game on 3DS?

I have two 3DS's and they both have Four Swords Anniversary Edition on them. The one that I used the most had some buttons stop working so I decided to transfer my system to the other one so I could ...
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Can I Transfer a Copy of Pokemon Omega Ruby Which Came With the 2DS Bundle?

I saw that Nintendo has recently dropped the price of the 2DS down to £79.99, including either Pokemon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire, and I'm thinking of buying it. However, I would like to experience ...
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Do updates/games from the eShop download faster in sleep mode?

I own a Nintendo 2DS and I frequently download updates from the eShop. There is an option to download now or download later. If you choose the latter option, the 2DS downloads in sleep mode. I usually ...
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Is it possible to get every trophy in SSB for 3DS without the Trophy Shop?

I've been trying to get every trophy in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS without resorting to buying them from the Trophy Shop. I've played flawless Trophy Rush games and various other modes over 400 times ...
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Can you scan Animal Crossing cards without a NFC Reader and Writer?

I'm thinking about getting Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (which doesn't punish you for not playing). I would like to know if you use a New 3DS then can you use the built-in amiibo NFC area for ...
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Can I download a 3DS game to more than one console at the same time?

I'm buying some 3DS consoles for my kids, 3 to be exact. If I buy Smash Bros for the 3DS digitally, will I be able to download that game to all 3 consoles or does the purchase only allow for download ...
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Nintendo Network Issues (3DS)

So I recently found my 3DS, but I had changed the password on my NNID (Nintendo network) before I found it. So I re-signed in with my new password, but when trying to launch an app, it shows a message ...
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3ds wifi network login? [closed]

I've been having issues with my ds, connecting to wifi that involves a webpage login. It never used to have the problem, and then all of a sudden it has just quit. I've tried everything I can think of ...
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2DS Data Transfer

I, up until last week, owned a 2DS and had SSB4 as a download. However, the screen is damaged to the point of no functioning image. I initially thought that just popping the SD card into my new unused ...
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Is there a way to prove that a nintendo 3ds game is not new?

I have bought a nintendo 3ds game from an online shop. The descriptions said that the product was new and precinted. Unfortunately when I received it, it was without precint of any kind and it was ...
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Can I transfer 3DS stuff from one SD Card to another

What will happen if I remove my loaded 4GB SD CARD from my 3DS XL and put it into another 3DS/3DS XL? (Because when you take out the SD card, everything that is on it stays in the SD card, but not in ...
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Why won't my 3ds connect to the Internet?

I've set up the Internet Profile on my 3DS, but since start of this month, it does not connect to the internet at all! All the other devices can connect to the Internet , but the 3DS won't! What ...
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Can hacked 3DS game files be used for Streetpass or online multiplayer?

Someone recently showed me that he had used Action Replay to gain impossible stats for custom fighters in Super Smash Bros for 3DS. This prevented him from uploading characters to the Wii U version of ...
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Can a UK 3DS play USA DS Titles? [duplicate]

I want to buy Pokemon Soul Silver, a USA version, in order to play it on my 3DS. I know the 3DS is region locked, but is it region locked for DS games? Need an answer generally or specifically for USA ...
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Is there a way I can use Action Replay Powersaves on Ubuntu/Linux?

I'd like to use Action Replay Powersaves, but my computer is running Ubuntu and the official website has only downloads for Windows and Mac.
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Can I do a System Transfer to a “new 3DS” without a working SD Card?

My old 3DS currently has a problem reading SD cards, and I'm planning to pick up a "new 3DS" at the end of this month. I was thinking, is it possible to do a System Transfer without a working SD Card ...
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What Happens If You delete Smash 4 3DS Update Data?

I am currently playing Super Smash Bros for 3DS on a normal 3DS system and the game is on version 1.0.4. I bought it on the e-Shop. I want to update it to the newest version (Mewtwo, Lucas, Ryu etc.) ...
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End game mercenary equipment?

I would like to know how to get the 'ULTIMATE' Great-Sword for the mercenary in Fantasy Life, I am a Legend level and I don't know what other lives I need to master to unlock the sword. Any advice? ...
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What is the recommended upgrade path from Wii and 3DS to Wii U?

I've just got a WiiU and am going to dust off my Wii and transfer my Wii data to it. I've connected to the new store and Nintendo network via my 3DS. Is there an order to transfer my Wii data and ...
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What happens if you use an Amiibo in Smash that hasn't been unlocked as a character?

What happens if you use an Amiibo of a character that is locked by default in Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS (like Duck Hunt) before unlocking the character on that copy of the game? Does it ...
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How do I cancel out of the third person view after using the dragonator?

In Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on the 3DS, when you hit the dragonator there are a few seconds when the screen switches to a third person view. I thought that this was just how it was, but in this video ...
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Mii changed on my 3DS

So I have had my 3DS for about three years now as well as a Nintendo Network ID. My little brother was recently given a Wii U and being the kind older sister I am, set it up for him on my Nintendo ID. ...
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I bought the Super Smash Bros for 3DS and Wii U Lucas DLC on my 3DS, but it didn't appear on my Wii U

I bought Super Smash Bros for 3DS and wanted a DLC, so I bought Lucas for 3DS and Wii U, but Lucas doesn't appear on my Wii U. I don't know how to link my accounts together. How do I link them ...
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Does Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure support inter-regional multiplayer?

Since I have Japanese 3DS, and my sister has a European one, I was wondering if Dr. Mario: Miracle Cure (Dr. Mario ギャクテン!特効薬) supports local multiplayer across regions? From what I understand, this ...