Move EmuNAND

This is add-on section for moving the contents of a previous EmuNAND to your new SysNAND CFW, then removing the old EmuNAND partition. Note that the terms EmuNAND and RedNAND refer to slightly different implementations of the same concept.

You will LOSE your GBA VC and DSiWare saves!

You MUST have already installed arm9loaderhax + Luma3DS to use this.

What you need

  • An existing EmuNAND
  • The latest release of GodMode9

Instructions

  1. Copy GodMode9.bin from the GodMode9 .zip to the /luma/payloads/ folder on your SD card and rename GodMode9.bin in /luma/payloads/ to up_GodMode9.bin
  2. Reinsert your SD card into your 3DS
  3. Open Hourglass9 from arm9loaderhax by holding (Start) on boot
  4. Go to “EmuNAND Backup/Restore”, then select the “EmuNAND Backup” option to backup your EmuNAND to NANDmin_emu.bin
  5. Press (B) to get back to the main menu
  6. Go to “SysNAND Backup/Restore”, then select the “SysNAND Restore (keep a9lh)” option to restore your SysNAND from NANDmin_emu.bin
  7. Press (Select) to eject your SD card
  8. Put your SD card in your computer, then copy NANDmin_emu.bin and NANDmin_emu.bin.sha from the /files9/ folder on your SD card to a safe location
    • Make backups in multiple locations
    • This backup will save you from a brick if anything goes wrong in the future
    • Your backup should match one of the sizes on this page; if it does not, you should delete it and make a new one!
  9. Delete NANDmin_emu.bin from the /files9/ folder on your SD card after copying it
  10. Backup every file on your SD card to a folder on your computer; all files will be deleted in the following steps
  11. Reinsert your SD card into your 3DS
  12. Press (Start) to reboot while holding (Up) to open GodMode9
  13. Press the (Home) button to bring up the action menu
  14. Select “SD format menu”
  15. Press (A) to confirm
  16. Select “No EmuNAND”
  17. Select “Auto”
  18. Enter the prompted button combination to confirm
  19. Hold (R) and press (B) at the same time to eject your SD card
  20. Put your SD card in your computer, then copy all your files back into it
    • Ensure you replace the arm9loaderhax.bin file on the SD card with the one from your backup
  21. Reinsert your SD card into your 3DS
  22. Press (A) to remount your SD card
  23. Press (Start) to reboot!
  24. If you get a black screen, follow this troubleshooting guide

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