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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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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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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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StreetPass Mii met via invitation after the Nintendo Network shutdown

So I recently got a 3DS, and have been loving it so far, even with the online services shut down. I even managed to get a street pass just two days after getting the console. But recently I checked my ...
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I created two Nintendo IDs and both have games linked to them... What do I do?

I wanted to transfer my data from my old 3DS to my New 3DS xl, but I had no resources and I put it off. I had created a new Nintendo Network ID for my new 3DS and downloaded games onto it. However, I'...
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Can I keep my old games when I switch to a new Nintendo network ID?

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 eShop.
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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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How do I check the price of the games on the Nintendo eShop?

I currently live in New Zealand, and I want to buy a New 3DS here. If I bought a new New Zealand (Australian) 3DS, all the games sold here have an insane mark-up compared to other countries, and I ...
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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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Can I still use the save files on my SD Card of my broken 2DS?

I have a broken 2DS that won’t turn on at all, won’t even charge. I’ve opened it up and everything looks fine and I’ve tried so many things but nothing helps. I simply just want back the games that I ...
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Can you move a modded DS game ROM into physical copy then play it on unhacked 3DS?

I have a unhacked 3DS handheld which contains many games, and I won't hack it because it is so smooth and well maintained like new. And I have so many physical games. There's a certain game called ...
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Undo region change errors on modded 3DS

I region changed my 3DS a little bit ago and I want to undo it to get eShop access. I also can't update games like Super Smash Bros. to save as well. While running GM9 MegaScript I get the error on ...
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Does the 3DS version of Luigi's Mansion keep track of how many times the game is cleared?

The GameCube version of Luigi's Mansion shows a counter for how many times you've cleared the game on a given save file, but I can't find this in the 3DS version. Is this feature still in the game, ...
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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 ...
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How do I start a career race?

I'm playing Formula 1 2011 for the 3DS and I can't for the life of me figure out how to actually start my racing career. I went to the Career menu, then opened the Laptop and accepted two trial ...
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Does FAT32 cluster size makes a difference in performance, for Nintendo 3DS with a big MicroSD?

A larger cluster size shall lead to faster read/write speeds because the system can access larger chunks of data at once. However, there are compatibility problems on 3DS, reported for cluster size ...
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How do I find a horse's lineage in Pocket Card Jockey?

I've played the same save of Pocket Card Jockey on my DS for years now, picking the game up any time I know I'll have some time to kill and putting it back down when I realize I have to do other ...
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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 ...
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I'm trying to install Homebrew on my new Nintendo 3DS XL- Problems!

I'm trying to install Homebrew on my N3DS and followed all the steps on the online 3ds hacks guide. I have had a problem, I'm working with 1.13.0-45 you see. So that requires going to zoogies GitHub /...
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3ds purchases not in history after system transfer

When I go to re downloadable software there’s nothing there, all my purchases are gone! And after the system transfer my old system was wiped clean and the games are not available to redownload on the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Is it possible to trade Pokemon from a first gen cart/ROM to the 3DS Virtual Console?

I have found a tool that explains older generations to new generations through ROMs, but I'm not able to find information on doing a direct trade. I'm looking to get Pokémon from my ROM version of ...
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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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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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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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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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Does the "time played" progress while the device is closed?

After completing the game the first time with 100%, I wanted to make the hero mode "more challenging" by trying to finish with a good time played in the end and restricting myself to fulfil only the ...
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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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Why does Pokemon Ultra Sun keep crashing?

A few times this week, I was playing Pokemon Ultra Sun, because I wanted to catch the 37 legendary Pokemon. Because some legendary Pokemon are exclusive to Pokemon Ultra Moon, I had to use the GTS to ...
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Lost my 3ds, trying to use citra, how do I get my physical roms onto pc?

Basically the title. I had lost my Nintendo 3ds, and I've downloaded Citra 3ds emulator. I want to get the rom off of my ACNL cart, however I haven't found any sort of way to do it without the 3ds. ...
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Does deleting Nintendo Network ID delete save data?

My network ID is tied to a different region because I've moved countries since I made it, so I can't buy anything because I have the wrong currency and the only way to change region and currency is to ...
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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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How much battery power is enough?

I want to download the latest system updates and some games, but when I try to do so, my 3DS tells me to connect to AC power and when it had sufficient power it will download the updates or games. ...
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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?
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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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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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