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[Unanswered] Returning new 3DS, Transfer question?
Old 03-10-2015, 10:16 PM
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So I got the New 3DS XL just the other day and I did the data transfer from my old purple 3DS. But, now there is the issue with the game card "ejecting" on its own. Not like popping out or anything, just getting an error message that says the game card was ejecting and I wasn't even touching it, so I will be exchanging it soon.

But, now that I have the data transferred to to the New 3DS XL would I have to wait the 7 days to re transfer the data, or could I just exchange the micro SD cards? I would like to get this exchange done soon because I want to play my games without fear of loosing progress.

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Old 03-10-2015, 11:34 PM
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You should just be able to exchange the Micro SD cards. If not, I don't think you will have to wait the 7 days on a different system.
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Old 03-11-2015, 12:23 AM
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Thanks so much! I'll be doing this soon! I'm so glad I don't have to wait the 7 days, that's so dumb. So my FC and everything is saved on the micro SD card then, right?
Old 03-11-2015, 03:50 AM
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I'm not really sure about a FC being saved, but possibly. It should be.
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Old 03-11-2015, 03:22 PM
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If you're exchanging your New 3DS XL, just changing the Micro SD card won't be enough. You will have to system transfer if you want to keep all your stuff. The catch is, you cannot system transfer back to your old 3DS.
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So I should just buy a new 3DS, do the transfer, then return the defective one and get my money returned. I think that might be the easiest way to do it. This Friday will be 7 days of purchase so I think I'll do this tomorrow
Old 03-12-2015, 02:27 AM
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dude, you can't transfer games between systems by just changing that sd card.
if that would work youd be able to sell eshop games to other people -_-
you have to wait 7 days.
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Old 03-13-2015, 06:49 AM
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Just a warning for everybody: You can transfer from a 3DS to a New 3DS and from a New 3DS to another New 3DS, but once you transfered from a 3DS to a New 3DS, there's no going back. You're stuck for good with the New system.

I know this isn't OP's plan, but I just wanted to mention it, just in case.
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