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[Unanswered] A new 3ds xl...
Old 04-14-2014, 03:02 AM
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Default A new 3ds xl...

So i am thinking of getin a new 3ds xl i dont realy like the color of my old 1. I want to be able to keep my nintendo network id tho i dont want a new 1 of those. how would i transfer this...? would i need both 3ds xls at the same time or how does it work. dont wanna lose my id
Old 04-14-2014, 03:17 AM
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You'd need both your current 3DS as well as the new 3DS. You would perform a "System Transfer", a process in which all of your data on one 3DS is moved to another. This includes your Nintendo Network ID.

That's it.
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Old 04-14-2014, 08:12 AM
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I heard some stores let you do a system transfer there if you trade your old one in.

System transfer requires a wifi connection, BTW.

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Old 04-15-2014, 12:08 AM
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both systems are needed at the same time
Old 04-15-2014, 02:22 PM
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If the hardware of your system is fine you could also consider just changing the housing of the unit.
Original shells/cases are available and even 3rd party ones in fancy colours.
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