Questions tagged [new-nintendo-3ds-3dsxl-2ds-2dsxl]

The upgraded editions of the Nintendo 3DS family of handheld consoles, including a better processor, two additional shoulder buttons and better 3D display. Use this tag for questions specific to the New 3DS, New 2DS, and XL variants of the same.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
0 answers
65 views

Is it possible to transfer my New Leaf town from 2DS to 2DSXL with no system transfer?

I have the digital copy of Animal Crossing: New Leaf on my old 2DS and I got a new 2DS XL - it's the New Leaf edition so it comes with New Leaf preinstalled. I transferred my system data from my 3DSXL ...
zeldasbracelet's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Anyone got "New" 3DS default files?

I lost my micro card for my "New" 3DS and I wanted to sell it but no one would buy since there's no micro card, so does anyone have the default files for the "New" 3DS (I brought a ...
AnimeGamerDave's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
2k views

Can I change the region on my American Nintendo 2dsxl to European region

I have an American 2dsxl but European games won’t play. Is it possible to change the region?
Carol's user avatar
  • 21
3 votes
3 answers
6k views

How do I downgrade a Homebrewed 3DS from 11.14 to 11.13?

My 3DS is set up for homebrew. I saw there was a new software update, and (foolishly) decided to install it. When it came time to restart the system, it gave an error stating: An exception occurred ...
YeaSureWhyNot's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
944 views

What happens when I sign out of my Nintendo ID?

If I sign out of the Nintendo Network ID on my new 3DS XL, will all my downloaded games be deleted even if they are on the SD card?
omar montanez's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
119 views

Quality of life improved in Monster hunter XX

Is Monster hunter XX on Switch a direct port of the 3ds version (with better graphics) or has also better quality of life features such as faster gathering of resources, better crafting, documentation ...
Luca's user avatar
  • 457
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Are you able to delete a pre-loaded game from your 3DS? How do you re-download it?

I have a 3DS that came with a game pre-loaded on it. How would I go about deleting the game (NOT the data if possible) off of the system to free up space? And since I never actually received a game ...
Mkalafut's user avatar
  • 1,948
2 votes
1 answer
3k views

3ds "A" button messing up, how to fix?

I am not sure how it happend but the "A" button messes up, I still responds but it still messed up. Examples: In "sims 3 pets" if I press "A" to choose somthing I have to press the button a few ...
Hello's user avatar
  • 21
3 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is there a way to enter a negative seed in Minecraft for 3DS?

This is a follow-up of my previous question, where I was looking for an easily accessible woodland mansion. I have found that: seeds from Minecraft PE apparently work for Minecraft 3DS too seed -...
Dmitry Grigoryev's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
79 views

Changing NNID on Mario Edition New 3Ds

I got a New Nintendo 3DS system, it is a Mario edition so it comes with Super Mario 3D Land preinstalled. I, stubbornly, decided to created my Nintendo account and NNID in my home region, Colombia; ...
Jhon's user avatar
  • 111
5 votes
1 answer
20k views

Is it possible to reuse 3DS nintendo account on a Switch? Is there any benefit in doing so?

I already have a Nintendo account created on a 3DS. When adding a new user on a Switch, I have a choice between logging into an existing account or creating a new one. Will I be able to use the ...
Dmitry Grigoryev's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
45 views

If I put my gamer ID into a preowned new 3ds Xl that has games already downloaded, will the games be affected in any way?

I'm planning on getting a preowned New 3ds Xl from someone and the listing says it has games downloaded onto the system. I have my own 3DS (the older version) and I created a gamer ID on it to help ...
DoubleDudeski's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Moving Nintendo eShop games from a 3DS to a New 3DS

I bought a Nintendo 3DS the week it came out. Loved it, but it failed to recognize my 64GB microSD card for external purchases. (Not a problem, expect that I realized "hey, if I buy Hyrule Warriors, ...
Bing's user avatar
  • 189
-1 votes
2 answers
406 views

Do I have enough SD storage on my new 2ds xl for updates

I recently bought a new 2ds xl and was wondering if I buy the physical version of Pokemon Sun will I have enough SD space to install the updates for the game?
Ben Greer's user avatar
1 vote
2 answers
2k views

How do I effectively backup my 3DS saved games?

I lost a 3DS last year, and last week my SD card decided to turn half of itself into bad sectors. I finally got around to using the built-in Data Management option and have a backup on my PC, but I ...
Nelson's user avatar
  • 14.5k
1 vote
2 answers
577 views

Will using a screen protector affect my 3ds xl touch screen?

I am looking for a way to keep my 3DS XL screen clean. I looked up this website: http://en-americas-support.nintendo.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/47/~/how-to-clean-the-screen But I still can't remove ...
fja3omega's user avatar
  • 889
0 votes
1 answer
141 views

Is it safe to leave "Thumbs.db" on the N3DSXL microSD card, or should I remove it?

I was using microSD Management on my New 3DS XL, to take a look at some of the pictures on the card (specifically, the Guild Card and QR code for Etrian Odyssey IV, which are stored in a separate ...
Justin Time - Reinstate Monica's user avatar
-2 votes
3 answers
1k views

Will a 3ds be fine if a cartridge is removed while it is running?

My little sister took my game out of my 3ds while it was on and the game was still on, and I am worried. Are there any glitches that might occur after this incident? After I realized she did this I ...
Help's user avatar
  • 19
-1 votes
1 answer
356 views

How do I use amiibos?

I got an amiibo but I don't know how to use them in animal crossing new leaf. I haven't played it in a year (or a bit less), is there a new place or do I need to get something in the game to use the ...
Guest's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
1 answer
37k views

What is this grey button on the New Nintendo 3DS XL?

There is a grey button-like thing on the right side of the New Nintendo 3ds XL. It is above the main ABXY buttons: Specifically, it's on the bottom half of the system, next to the screen, straight ...
Guest's user avatar
  • 67
0 votes
1 answer
924 views

If I create a new Nintendo ID, can I still play my games I have downloaded to an SD card?

I Was wondering if I am able to keep games that I have downloaded to an SD card if I create a new Nintendo ID. I dislike my Nintendo ID very much. I had not chosen it, and it is offensive to me.
Yuuna's user avatar
  • 3
1 vote
1 answer
11k views

(How) can I access microSD Management from a Mac?

I recently purchased a New 3DS, and the microSD card is in a really weird place. This leaves me with the most convenient option, microSD Management. Nintendo's website says it can only be accessed ...
atirit's user avatar
  • 169
1 vote
1 answer
126 views

How do I save software on a 3DS transfer?

So I've recently bought a New 3DS XL to replace my old 2DS, and the 3DS has a copy of Super Mario World pre-installed on it. When I do a system transfer, is there any way to save the game??
delet this's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
2k views

Will formatting a 3DS affect my Pokémon games or Pokémon bank?

I have been encountering error 001-0502 since last month. I tried the solution posted by Nintendo (forward the ports), but it did not work and I do not know if I did it correctly (I tried to google it)...
Mohammad Hasan's user avatar
1 vote
3 answers
9k views

How long does a 3DS have when the light turns red?

When the power indicator on a 3DS turns red, about how much time is remaining on its battery life? I am asking this for all types of 3DS.
The Man's user avatar
  • 14.2k
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Can you transfer AC:NL game data between a physical copy of the game to a digital copy?

I've been playing on this world for a few days in AC:NL on the physical copy of the game. I recently bought the digital copy, is there anyway I can transfer the physical data to the digital one? Can I ...
nisshu's user avatar
  • 1
2 votes
2 answers
11k views

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 ...
gojilove's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

No space on New 3ds xl

I have a brand new Nintendo New 3DS XL. I have downloaded pokemon AS and the update. There is no room for pokemon X. I have not taken any pictures, only downloaded these games. How do I fix this
user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
406 views

C-Stick not staying enabled

Every time I start up MH4U the option to enable the Circle Pad Pro is disabled. If I go to the options and enable it the C-Stick stays active until returning to the main menu. Is there a way to make ...
IG_42's user avatar
  • 1,895
7 votes
1 answer
839 views

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.
splattered bits's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
680 views

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 ...
Duncan's user avatar
  • 1,079
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Is downloaded games on new 3ds deleted or unusable after transfer from old 3ds? (NO NINN ID ON NEW 3ds)

Literally what the title says. I got a new 3ds today and I decided to get a game that would normally be unobtainable for me because the game I wanted on the eshop was rated M because of Nintendo Id ...
Thomas Contey's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
653 views

Micro SD Card 32G - will the SanDisk Pixtor work with the new 3DSXL? It's an SDSDQUP-032Q-AB46A. It's an SDHC1

Planning to re-transfer to the new card from the old 3DSXL. Did not delete on the last transfer and noticed that I only had 3K plus blocks after reloading MH4U. Decided to get a 32G card but didn't ...
Mean Gene's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
109 views

Forgot to Do System Transfer on old 3DS XL, can't login to old NNID [duplicate]

I just picked up the New 3DS XL and never knew about the system transfer until now. I did the 3DS exchange for $100 with GameStop without knowing about it. The GameStop employee didn't inform me ...
Scooter Douglass's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
981 views

Do the new Nintendo 3DS and new Nintendo 3DS XL have swappable faceplates?

Do the new Nintendo 3DS and new Nintendo 3DS XL have swappable faceplates? I saw that the new Nintendo 3DS has swappable face plates, apparently for the ambassador edition, and was wondering if the ...
childe's user avatar
  • 72.6k
4 votes
3 answers
5k views

How do I move games on my 3DS to the new 3DS?

So, I'm excitedly waiting for the reboot of Majora's Mask on the 3DS in February, and am thinking I might get a New 3DS. Not necessarily the shiny Majora's Mask one, but my current one is definitely ...
Kakageeko's user avatar