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3DS XL not launching apps or games
Old 01-20-2015, 08:20 AM
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Hey guys, I'm assuming I'll need to send my 3DS Xl away to be repaired but thought id ask anyway.

its been a while since i've used my 3ds and charged and turned it on today. had no problems booting but i am unable to launch any apps or games. the open button shows that its pressed (whether i physically press the touch screen or hit the A button) but will not launch anything.

i removed the back and took out the battery then turned it back on to try again. still nothing. is there anything else i can do? or will nintendo have to repair it?

thanks
Old 01-20-2015, 08:36 AM
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Try using another SD card?
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Old 01-20-2015, 09:33 AM
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Perhaps give it an update. If the settings menu won't launce, force an update:
- Turn the 3DSXL off.
- Hold L R Up and A.
- While holding, power on the system.
- Follow the on screen instructions.
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Old 01-20-2015, 01:10 PM
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i forced the update and now when i turn it on the "opening the home menu do not turn power off" screen shows and it never loads.
Old 01-21-2015, 07:09 AM
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There isn't much more you can do.
It's an odd problem, one I haven't heard off before.
I'd contact Nintendo, they'll probably tell you to send it in.
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