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

The Nintendo 3DS Family consists of a series of handheld game consoles released by Nintendo from 2011. Use this tag for 3DS, 3DS XL, and 2DS systems. For the New Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL and 2DS, 2DS XL, please use the [new-nintendo-3ds-3dsxl-2ds-2dsxl] tag instead.

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Does anyone know how to erase your “Personal Mii” [duplicate]

I can't find a way to erase this one Mii on my 3ds. It keeps saying it's my personal Mii, but I don't want it. I can't unfavorite it either. Does anyone know how to get rid of it?
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Play North American DS game on Australian 2DS? [duplicate]

Can the North American version of Etrian Odyssey 3 for regular DS be played on an Australian 2DS system?
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Broken 3ds XL Transfer to New 3ds XL?

So recently I spilled some water on my New 3ds XL and I received a few error screens before the next day when it completely stopped working. It would turn on and I could still hear the music from the ...
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Can i delete an account on my nintendo 3ds xl without a password?

My boyfriend was at game stop one day and a guy came in with a Nintendo 3DS XL asking for a certain price. The game stop employee said he couldn't do that. The guy said there were 40+ games downloaded ...
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My dachshund turnt into a golden retriever?

On another website I am posting pictures of nintendogs + cats and someone said my dachshund my dachund where it was a gold retriever I asked them and showed them a picture of a golden retriever from ...
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R4 chip on new Nintendo 3DS XL will brick it or safe?

I bought one a while back (see pic below) for my original DS and now I've got a new Nintendo 3DS XL on which I'd like to play the games already on there. I called Nintendo of America and Nintendo ...
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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 ...
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Nintendo 2DS Download Bundled and EShop titles on multiple 2DS

I know a similar question has been asked here but I feel mine is different enough: I have 3 2DS (not 3DS) all tied to the same Nintendo account. Two of the systems were bundles that included a ...
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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, ...
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Is it possible to have a digital game that you bought (on eshop) on 2 or more SD cards?

I was wondering if there is any way of getting a game that you bought on eshop onto multiple sd cards. Since I bought my first game on eshop and now I'm thinking of getting a new SD card. Is it ...
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Is Pokemon's progress saved to the cartridge or the 3DS system it's played on?

I want to have two separate games of Ultra Moon, but I only have one console. If I have two copies of Ultra Moon, will they have different progress if swap them in the same 3DS?
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My question is if you delete a Nintendo network id account.

So if you have save data from the games that you bought from like game shop or something around those lines? What happen if you do delete the Nintendo network Id would it keep the save data from the ...
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In Metal Gear Solid 3D, does the player lose the 3D effect as a narrative mechanic?

Rumours or anecdotes online have suggested the following but without a copy of the game to test I wanted to inquire as to its veracity: In Metal Gear Solid 3 the player can switch between third and ...
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Can a Japanese “Pokemon Gold” Virtual console game be downloaded to an American 3DS/2DS?

As the title states. Is it possible to use a Japanese VC download code on an American new 2DS XL? I recently bought all Japanese "boxed" releases since they were cheap but didn't realize there ...
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New Nintendo 2DS XL - Switzerland Region Lock [duplicate]

Recently I bought the New Nintendo 2DS XL in Switzerland together with 2 games. I just realized that the games are French/German edition. Now, I have to go back to Italy, does this means that I can ...
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Which region-free 3DS eShop countries exist, assuming they do?

Continued on from my previous question, I ultimately deleted my 3DS NNID and decided to recreate it under a different region [which will have to wait until my birthday due to parental problems]. The ...
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Bug fixes for Pokémon Gold & Silver 3ds Virtual Console?

Just wondering if any of the numerous bugs in the original Gold and Silver are present in the recently released Virtual Console verions. I'm aware that glitches such as the shiny Ditto glitch are ...
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What can I do about my original 3DS D-pad down arrow being stuck?

Recently, when I press the down button on my original 3DS D-pad, it becomes stuck and continues registering presses. It only becomes stuck when that key is pressed meaning that prior to pressing the ...
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How do I change the 3DS eShop region?

I got a 3DS XL for Christmas. However, the only things on the eShop in Costa Rica are updates! I can't change my NNID region, and the eShop refuses to load when the NNID region and 3DS profile region ...
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How do I fix a 3ds game card that has green stuff on the parts

I have a 3ds game that is fine on the front. It's old though, I have had it for a few years it's called "puppy word 3D" or somthing like that. I think it's broken because there is green stuff on the ...
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Is it okay to repeatedly switch game cartridges on a 3DS?

I have been trading between two Pokémon games by myself making use of the GTS: after offering a trade on Ultra sun, I switched to Sun and quickly located my own Pokémon in order to trade with myself ...
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Does the Nintendo New 2DS XL feature improved processing power compared to the old 3DS (XL)?

Does the Nintendo New 2DS XL feature improved processing power compared to the old 3DS (XL)? By "processing power" I mean CPU/GPU speed and available memory. I'm asking this because I have the Metal ...
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How can I play Pokemon USUM while living in the US on an European 3ds xl?

How can I play the upcoming pokemon games here in the US (I'm currently working here) using my european new 3ds xl. Buying a new 3ds xl is NOT an option. Clearly I can't buy a physical copy of the ...
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Transferring from Red to Gold on 3DS?

So is there any way to transfer my Pokemon from the 3DS version of Pokemon Red to the 3DS version of Pokemon Gold?
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Is it possible to use the same Nintendo Network ID on two 3DS?

I just bought Pokemon Silver on 3DS, for the Celebi and free theme event. I am thinking of playing through it, and completing the PokeDex. If I buy Pokemon Gold and install on another 3DS, using my ...
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Is there a way to evolve a kadabra to an Alakazam and Onix to Steelix in Silver virtual console without pokebank or pokemon transporter?

I don't have another silver virtual console or gold and so I need to know if i can get alakazam an steelix in silver for the virtual console.
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Is it possible to trade Pokémon from Silver virtual console to Fire Red or Diamond?

I can't find anything about this and it won't work. I don't know if I'm doing something wrong.
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is it possible to trade in the digital version of Pokemon Gold?

I've just bought and downloaded Pokemon Gold for my 3DS. Is it possible for me to trade pokemon with other players somehow? Say, if I wanted an Alakazam or something, which would require trading?
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How can I create a Boolean logic gate without the steam punk logic gates?

I've had the 3ds version of Terraria for a while now, and I was curious when I started to really dabble in wiring some secret passageways in it. Could there, in fact, be a steam punk NPC in the 3ds ...
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Reset internet settings with no internet

I am trying to get a master code to reset parental controls, but the 3ds does not have internet to send one. How do I get round this? Plz help, im going mental...!!!
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Why does my 3DS claim I have no space on my 4GB SD card while it looks empty?

I have a 4GB SD card, but when I try to update a game on my 3DS it always says "You need x more open block(s) to download this.". When I look at my Data Management, the software, extra data and DLC on ...
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Should I be concerned about a possible counterfeit DS game?

I ordered a copy of Pokemon SoulSilver on ebay at a price that seemed almost too good (specifically this one) to play on my 3DS XL. At one point when I was checking the tracking I happened to look at ...
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3DS New Leaf File?

I have two Nintendo 3DS consoles, and one copy of Animal Crossing New Leaf. I have a town on the first 3DS, but what I fear is that if I put the cartridge in the other 3DS it'll corrupt my save file. ...
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Is my 3DS Bricked?

I was installing arm9loaderhax (at http://2xrsa.3ds.guide) and it didn't turn off. I waited an hour, pressed A button and Select and nothing happened. I removed the SD card and powered on, the ...
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Can I re-download pre-loaded games that came with my 2DS if I accidentally removed them?

While minding my own business, I accidentally completely formatted the SD card in my 2DS. I had Mario Kart 7, Zelda OOT, and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire pre-loaded on there. Can I somehow re-download or ...
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Can you game share on 3DS?

My friend doesn't have Mario Kart 7 and I don't know if we can game share so that I can give it to him. I have put my memory card in his console but then the game disappears from mine.
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If I have a preinstalled game on the device, then I reformat my system, will the game still be on it?

Will I lose a preinstalled game if I reformat the system? I am going to sell mine, and I don't want to lose the game.
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What causes the 006-0612 error and how can I prevent it?

I've played Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate online for many months without a problem. After taking a break from it I decided to play again recently, but I've been unable to play online at all. I can ...
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3DS got stolen, can I access my Pokemon Bank from a new one?

I got my 3DS stolen 2 days ago, I rapidly changed my password so I would not risk my pokemon to be stolen from the bank. (I've been collecting them with my little brother since the first pokemon came ...
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What's the difference between Mellow Mode and Classic Mode?

When you start the game, it asks if you want to choose Mellow Mode, which says "this mode makes the game a little breezier and more relaxed", or Classic Mode, which says "this mode is recommended for ...
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3DS top screen going dark?

My 3DS top screen has been broken as far as I can remember. My brother and I both got 3DS's when they first came out. I'm pretty sure when he realized his top screen was broken he switched them (we ...
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If you buy a physical copy on the 3DS, does it need to download?

I own a Nintendo 3DS and I was wondering if you buy a physical copy of a game, e.g. Pokemon Sun, does it need to download?
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Do I need a new Pokemon Bank subscription after doing a system transfer?

I asked Nintendo support if my Pokemon would be safe after doing a system transfer, and received this response: "Thanks for writing. You will be pleased to know that your Pokémon will be safe ...
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Is my NNID region locked?

Maybe my question is a little dumb, but better be safe than sorry! Currently I own an American region 3DS, but, I moved and I am now living in Europe. In the sad event that I need to buy a new 3DS, ...
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Is the Nintendo network ban tied to NNID or the console?

I'm considering buying a second-hand New Nintendo 3DS, mainly to play Pokemon Sun/Moon which is a bit "heavy" for the old 3DS. But there's a thing that restrains me. I've heard that players who ...
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How is 3DS' online gaming experience affected by China's Great Firewall?

So I live in mainland China, under the surveillance of the infamous Great Firewall. However, for my surprise, I am perfectly able to browse in my 3DS' (as long as I don't access a "forbidden" website) ...
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Switch user profile in Super Mario Maker 3DS

We bought Super Mario Maker for my sons birthday. He played the game first, and it is linked to his profile/mii. For the life of me, I can't find a way to switch to my own profile/mii. I searched the ...
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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.
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Can I create a back-up of my 3DS's save files?

Related: How do you open up a different save file in Pokemon Moon without deleting the other one? I have the download version of Pokémon Moon. Let's say I wanted to start a new save file without ...
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Is the 2DS region locked? Will I be able to play NA games on a Japanese System?

If I purchase a 2DS from Japan, will I be able to play American games on it?