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The Nintendo 3DS is a portable gaming console released by Nintendo in 2011.

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How to get my previously owned 3DS games WITHOUT the original system

So basically, I think I've really dun goofed here. After much debate, I finally decided to exchange my old 3DS with the 3DS XL and in my excitement, I didn't actually read up on the fact that if you ...
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How many players must own Mario Bros for 2 player mode?

There's a version of the original Mario Bros (https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/steaDexI7H4v0UEWC20wW3alYYaGW5bz) available for the 3DS on the Nintendo eShop. If I buy this eShop version, can I ...
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Can I use my Nintendo Network ID on multiple 3DS systems?

I have a 3DS for me, and one that the kids share. I understand that I can't use purchases from my system on the kids' one. Can I at least sign in with the same account? I don't want to have to make a ...
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Legend of Zelda: Four Swords not showing up on Nintendo eShop

Supposedly, you can download The Legend Of Zelda: Four Swords for free until Feb 2. http://zelda.com/fourswordsanniversary/ It worked on my son's Nintendo 2DS, but not on my other son's machine. ...
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3DS Later Download : shall I close the lid While Later downloading? [duplicate]

I know that I should Keep my 3ds in homepage ,but I want to know if I should close the lid of 3ds to keep it "Later Downloading"?? Please help me.
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How to completely disable StreetPass?

I like StreetPass, but all the fake Mii's and cheaters (some people now build contraptions made of Knex that fake walking movement to get more playing coins, stuff like that...) pretty much force me ...
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How to scan QR codes with a Nintendo 3DS?

Okay, I really think I'm slightly insane. I looked for guides like this one, but I just can't find that on my 2DS camera software. As I can't find such a guide for the Nintendo 2DS, I think that it ...
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How big is a 3DS storage 'block'?

Storage on the 3DS' SD card is calculated in the 3DS eShop using strange units called 'blocks'. While these may have been an attempt to simplify things for the average user, it also makes it much ...
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How do I view Youtube comments?

I can't find anyway to view youtube comments. I can only see the description, the likes/dislikes, and related videos.
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Is the Mario Party 3DS Multiplayer cross-region?

Because I have an UK model, and my friends have an US model, so, yeah, I'd like to know if I will be able to play with them if I buy the game
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How can I trade Pokemon between my 3DS and my PC?

On one hand I have Sapphire on my PC, running with VBA emulator, and on the other I have Pokemon X on my 3DS. I wanted to trade several Gen 3 and lower Pokemon between them, but couldn't find out how. ...
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Streaming with nintendo (3)DS

I Recently found a streamer on twitch that was streaming his Nintendo DS mario Kart over the internet. Now as a streamer myself I know how PC streaming works, but how exactly is it possible to stream ...
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Is there any way to press the I and II buttons without the touch screen?

There are only two buttons (X and Y) that are mappable in the 3DS version of Ocarina of Time. There are two more, labeled I and II, that can be used via the touch screen. The touch screen, however, is ...
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How do I change where my mii is from on Nintendo 3DS?

How do I change where my mii is from? I try to change it and it won't let me. I put somewhere else in on accident and it won't let me change it to where I'm from.
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How do I earn Play Coins?

On my Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the T&T store is selling Fortune Cookies for 2 Play Coins. I went to my home screen, and realized that I had 1 Play Coin. How do I obtain more Play Coins?
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Is it possible to make more than one Pokémon save file?

Is there a way to get a second save file in the game Pokemon Y? I got the game for Christmas and want to share the game with my brother, but I can't without deleting my save file because there is only ...
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Does a Wii/3DS automatically notify you of game updates?

In this question I learned that you have to download patches for games on the Wii/3DS manually from the Nintendo store. I can't think of why some games, like Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess or ...
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Is it possible to merge a mii created on a wii with one created on a 3DS?

I have created a new Mii on my 3DS (not imported from a Wii) and set it up as my Mii-verse Mii. I was planning to copy my Wii profile to a Wii U in the future, is it possible to merge my Mii from my ...
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Backing up data for 3DS SD card?

I would like to know if I could back up the data I have on my 3DS's SD card onto my computer, use my SD card for something else, and then copy the stuff I originally had on my SD card back onto the ...
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What happens if I choose one Mii or another when linking my 3DS to the Miiverse?

I just finished updating my 3DS to the new 7.0.0-13 update, which adds the Miiverse to the 3DS and finally combines the funds of both Wii U and 3DS e-shops. Right now, my 3DS is giving me the choice ...
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Is it safe to put (3)DS Game Cards in your pocket?

Is it safe to put (3)DS Game Cards in your pocket, or will they break? (I mean, without any sort of protection)
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Is it possible to take screenshots on the 3DS?

In Pokemon X and Y there are specific locations in the game that allows you to save what are essentially 3D screenshots from the upper screen using a virtual camera. This made me wonder - is it ...
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Are eShop download “game-saves” saved to your SD card?

Once a game is downloaded from the eShop, is the game save saved on the SD card or the console? If it's saved on the SD card, can it be loaded by the same game on a different console? I'm wondering ...
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How do I change my StreetPass message

When I meet new people in streetpass, my Mii says something that I'd like to change. I can't find the setting for it. Where do I change it?
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How can I watch 3DS Nintendo Video from another country?

I have an American 3DS, but I now live in Germany. The stupid media-licensing pillowfights are ruining my day, again. I just found out a bunch of great content is coming to Nintendo Video, and as ...
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How can I resolve a 3DS networking issue?

I can't seem to connect my pokemon x game to my network, even though I have tried using both my guest network and my secure network. Both of them are WPA secured (I believe, I can't check right now, ...
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Can a game purchased from the nintendo store be moved to a different console?

If I purchased a game from the Nintendo Store can I move that game from my 3DS to a different one? Or is that game permanently stuck on the console that you buy it on? If a 3DS broke could you ...
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Can I delete the Health and Safety Information app?

On my Nintendo 3DS, I am getting real annoyed when I try to press a game right next to it but accidentally press the Health and Safety Information icon. Is there any way to delete it permanently off ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of buying games in Nintendo eShop vs physical cartridges?

Certain Nintendo 3DS titles (e.g. Animal Crossing) are available as both physical copies and in the Nintendo eShop. What are the advantages and disadvantages to buying from each?
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Are DS/DSi flash cards compatible with the 3DS and 3DS XL?

I love to play emulated SNES games in my DSi XL, using an Acekard 2i. I'm about to buy a 3DS XL and I need to know if it will suffice all my emulation needs. Thanks.
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Are polypropylene pages safe to store DS and 3DS games?

I read, once upon a time, that plastic pages can create static that destroys the information stored on game cartridges. I am trying to find a storage solution for my games, and the binder I found ...
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If I enable local play, will it disable internet?

On my 3ds, if I am playing with someone locally, I don't see the internet. Does this mean I have disabled it?
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What are the specs for the highest-end SD card the 3DS can support?

I am running low on space on my 3DS-XL, and there are some games coming out soon that I will want to download. I'd like to buy a new SD card before that happens, but I don't want to accidentally get ...
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Is there a way to remove the region lock on a 3DS and still connect to the nintendo store

I have an old DS Lite, and I want to get the Etrian Odyssey series, but the 4th one only came out on 3DS, so I'm going to get a 3DS. But since the 3DS is region locked I was thinking of getting all ...
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Any advice on how to beat Robotnik?

I am having difficulty beating the last level in Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine. The speed at which the beans fall is way too fast! Is there any advice that someone can give me to actually pass this ...
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What does the Power Save option do on 3DS consoles?

If I go in to the brightness control on my 3DSXL, I see that there is a "Power-Saving Mode" that can be turned on or off. Presumably this reduces the power consumption of 3DS consoles, but how does it ...
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How to deal with 3DS' SD card for a system transfer?

I'm thinking of buying a 3DS XL soon and I'd like to do a system transfer to that new device. Is there anything I should know before proceeding? I have a big SD card on my first 3DS and I want to use ...
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What happen to the initial 3DS device after a system transfer?

I'm thinking of buying a 3DS XL soon and I'd like to do a system transfer to that new device. Is there anything I should know before proceeding? Also what happens to the first device after the ...
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What unlocks “Hire Old Allies” in Find Mii?

I can now "Hire Old Allies" for Play Coins in the original version of Find Mii. I thought this was new functionality that appeared with the most recent update, but other people have the update and ...
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What is the Exchange Booth?

The Streetpass Plaza recently updated to include some new games and in the process, it has added a new icon called "Exchange Booth". When I try clicking on it, it doesn't do anything and there's ...
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How do I transfer my StreetPass data from one 3DS system to another?

I just got a 3DS XL system and I want to move my 3DS profile to the new handheld. Will the System Transfer also transfer my StreetPass progress? I've finished several panels and received several Find ...
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How do I kill the crab boss?

In the Beach world, the end boss is at least one (I think three, though, if the cutscene is any indication) crab. I have no idea how to fight it! No matter what I do, it seems to hurt me, and I am ...
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Register Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate 3DS at Club Nintendo

I bought a (european) 3DS and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate two days ago (bought seperately, no bundle) and want to take advantage of this current running promotion where it says If you register ...
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Multiple Photos to upload from 3DS?

I was able to upload one photo, but how can you upload multiple photos on the same post by Nintendo's i.nintendo.net "3DS Image Share" service? I need tips for it for my AC:NL journals.
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What are the differences between a Nintendo 3DS and a Nintendo 3DS XL besides screen size?

I'm looking into buying a 3DS. Besides Screen size and overall size, are there anymore differences between the regular and the XL version? Also, can they both play old DS titles?
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How do I transfer my secrets between the original Legend of Zelda: Oracles of Ages and Seasons and the 3DS versions?

It's been a while since I played the original editions of The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons. I'm starting up cold on the 3DS and I want to know how to transfer all my secrets ...
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Do Oracles of Ages & Seasons play in Game Boy Color mode or Game Boy Advance mode on the 3DS?

In the original release for The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons the games supported some extra content when played on a Game Boy Advance. Is that the case ...
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How do I link my games in the 3DS releases of the Oracles games?

Originally, linking the games required passwords for the most part, but you could also link using a Game Link cable to connect the games (provided you had two GameBoys to use). Do the Virtual Console ...
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Difference between 3ds and nds roms

Are there any difference between both console roms? Is it possible to play 3ds games on nds emulator?
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What does the Lost Word attack from the Knocker demon do in Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers?

I recruited this demon very early in the game. It had an attack called Lost Word that I used once and automatically killed all the other demons in my party. I was wondering, is this really its only ...