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[Unanswered] What do I need to do to move from a 3DS to 3DS XL?
Old 04-11-2014, 03:53 AM
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Default What do I need to do to move from a 3DS to 3DS XL?

If I want the new system to replace the old, I assume I do a system transfer. Do I need to do anything special with the SD card, or can it be moved over as-is? Specifically, will my eShop credit can transferred? And will the new system be associated with my Nintendo Network ID and all that stuff, or does that have to be set up again? Do I need to do any setup on the new system before I do the transfer, such as date, time, profile stuff, etc.?

(I plan to watch the sticky video about the transfer, but I'm also asking if there are *other* steps involved in the move as well.)

Thanks.

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Old 04-11-2014, 11:42 AM
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you do as follow.
1.system transfer
2.stick the old sd card *as is* to the new system
3.have the old one back to factory settings
4.have the new one exactly as it was on the old one.
Nintendo ID, eShop credit, Nintendo club association, everything basically move over with the transfer.

Source of Info: I did it myself.
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Old 04-11-2014, 04:19 PM
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I assume it's safe to transfer the SD card data to a bigger card before doing the system transfer, right? Like upgrade to a 32gb card right now, before I even have the new XL system?
Old 04-11-2014, 09:10 PM
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I assume it's safe to transfer the SD card data to a bigger card before doing the system transfer, right? Like upgrade to a 32gb card right now, before I even have the new XL system?
1.put sd in sd card reader
2.take all files out to your computer
3.copy them to a new sd card
4.play

the data will be recognized by the same 3ds the old one was on.
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