3DS Firmware Information

System Update Failure:
Pressing the Following allows your console to boot direct to the System Update Menu if you have been locked out of the consoles settings due to a failed update:
Turn off the console then Press the power button, then immediately press and hold down the L button, R button, A button, and Up on the +Control Pad. Keep holding down the buttons until the system update screen is displayed. then press A to begin the update process

February 02, 2015
Nintendo 3DS Menu 9.5.0-22E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

December 11, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 9.4.0-21E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

December 08, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 9.3.0-21E/U/J
Changes to the HOME Menu
A Shuffle Favorites feature has been added under Change Theme in HOME Menu Settings. Users can choose multiple themes and have their theme change when the system is left in Sleep Mode from the HOME Menu or turned on after being off
Available software updates can now be downloaded from the HOME Menu
Users can now capture screenshots with both the upper and lower screens included
Improvements to system stability and usability
Japan specific update[11]
Added support for SUICA/NFC cards to add funds on the Nintendo eShop account (New Nintendo 3DS only)
Amiibo setting added in the Home menu settings (New Nintendo 3DS only).
System stability improvements and other adjustments
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

October 30, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 9.2.0-20E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

October 10, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 9.1.0-20J
Themes were not unlocked in the Japanese version of 9.0.0.-20 but are in this new firmware.

October 06, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 9.0.0-20E/U/J
Users can now use themes to customize the design and sounds of the HOME Menu
A feature has been added that allows users to capture screenshots of their HOME Menu
The Title Information page on Nintendo eShop has been updated to provide easier access to any available videos, demos, user reviews, and other information
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

August 06, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 8.1.0-19E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

July 24, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 8.1.0-18E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

July 07, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 8.0.0-18E/U/J
System stability improvements and other adjustments
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user’s experience.

May 13, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 7.2.0-17E/U/J
Added e-mail support to Parental Controls, allowing parents that have forgotten their PIN to send themselves an e-mail with instructions on unlocking Parental Controls.
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

February 26, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 7.1.0-16E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

January 22, 2014
Nintendo 3DS Menu 7.1.0-15E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

December 19, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 7.1.0-14E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

December 9, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 7.0.0-13E/U/J
Added Support for Nintendo Network IDs:
-Users can now create or link a Nintendo Network ID, which is required to use some network services, from within System Settings
-Nintendo eShop has been updated to support Nintendo Network IDs (*1)
For more information regarding Nintendo Network IDs, please visit our Nintendo Network ID introduction page
-Added Support for Miiverse:
-Users can now view and post to Miiverse from Nintendo 3DS family systems
For more information regarding Miiverse, please visit our Miiverse introduction page
-Added a Software Update Notification:
-A notification will now display when software is started and update data is available (*2)
-Removed the limit to system transfers:
-The previous limit of five system transfers per system has been removed
-Changed the start-up method of Nintendo 3DS Camera from the HOME Menu:
-Pressing the L and R Buttons simultaneously will now start the Nintendo 3DS Camera from the HOME Menu
-Improved system stability and usability:
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience
*1 Credit card information stored on the Nintendo eShop will be deleted after this update is performed or after linking a new Nintendo Network ID
*2 SpotPass must be enabled to use this feature

September 13, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 6.3.0-12E/U/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

August 5, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 6.2.0-12E/U/J
1.Added support for the StreetPass relay feature
2.Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

July 11, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 6.1.0-12U
1. Nintendo Mii Plaza

June 28, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 6.1.0-12E/J 6.1.0-11U
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

June 18, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 6.0.0-12E/J 6.0.0-11U
1. Nintendo Mii Plaza
Minigames, greetings, Mii customization (6.0.0-12 ONLY)
2.Save Data Backup
backup 3DS and VC save data
3.System stability improvements and other adjustments
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user’s experience.
Other performance improvements have been made compared to previous versions of the system.

April 04, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 5.1.0-11 U/E/J
Some users received an error during the system update and were then unable to access the System Settings, Nintendo eShop, or Game Notes. This update prevents this from occurring again. Preventing an exploit

March 26, 2013
Nintendo 3DS Menu 5.0.0-11 U/E/J
1. Nintendo eShop
Updated Nintendo eShop logo on HOME Menu and on the Nintendo eShop itself.
It is now possible to perform Sleep Mode downloads of purchased titles even while Nintendo eShop is running. Further adjustments have been made to enhance the user’s experience.
2.Support for Save Data Transfer Tool
The Save Data Transfer Tool will be available for download from Nintendo eShop.
3.System stability improvements and other adjustments
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user’s experience.
Other performance improvements have been made compared to previous versions of the system.

December 4, 2012
Nintendo 3DS Menu 4.5.0-10 U/E/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user’s experience.

September 20, 2012
Nintendo 3DS Menu 4.4.0-10 U/E/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user’s experience.

July 25, 2012
Nintendo 3DS Menu 4.3.0-10 U/E/J
Improves system stability.
Improvements to the Nintendo eShop to enhance the user’s experience.

June 27, 2012
Nintendo 3DS Menu 4.2.0-9 U/E/J
Gives users the ability to use more characters when entering credit card information on the eShop.
System security updates

May 15, 2012
Nintendo 3DS Menu 4.1.0-8 U/E/J
System Update (In System Settings) can now be entered without a Parental Control Pin
Game add-on content downloadable via eShop

April 25, 2012
Nintendo 3DS Menu 4.0.0-7 U/E/J
Ability to access Nintendo eShop account from other Internet enabled devices and smartphones Including computers.
This system allow users to take Will pictures of QR codes from the 3DS With The device’s screen to other redeem Purchased content.
Ability to update via physical Games Nintendo Nintendo 3DS eShop (DLC feature)
A “Game Preview” Mode for the Nintendo 3DS system Nintendo Shop.
Folders on the home menu (60 items per folder)
Nintendo Zone on EUR 3DS’s that current do not have the update
Game patches (Mario Kart 7 will be patched)
Enhances the speed of the handheld.
Increases the system security with automatic security updates.
Fixed uploading of photos to Facebook; recent Facebook updates had broken this functionality

December 22, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 3.0.0-6 U/E/J
The new firmware includes the following improvements:
system stability improvements and other adjustments,further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

December 7, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 3.0.0-5 U/E/J
Update to Nintendo 3DS Camera:
3D Video Recording
3D Stop Motion/Time Lapse
Update to StreetPass Mii Plaza:
Includes Find Mii II / Streetpass Quest II
New puzzle swap panels
Improves StreetPass function
Update to Nintendo eShop:
Ability to download demos
Ability to download in-game purchases
Ability to download downloadable content while in sleep mode
Ability to purchase add on downloadable content for games
New style
Nintendo 3DS software transfer
Improves system security
Improves QR Code function
Improves online play
Nintendo Zone
More Detail:
– Streetpass Plaza can now use Spotpass
– meet new Miis through wi-fi, as opposed to passing them
– 7 new puzzles for Puzzle Swap
– puzzle is broken up into more pieces, 4 of which are only obtainable through Spotpass
– unlock Find Mii 2 by collecting all the hats from Find Mii 1
– New hats unlockable for your Mii in Find Mii 2
– Streetpass Plaza has a set of goals
– 78 total “Accomplishments”
– Accomplishments range from “Pass a certain number of people” to things like “Break a certain colored shield in Find Mii”
– Streetpass Plaza has a soundtest with 35 songs
– Streetpass Map: A map that gets colored in based on people you meet from different places
– ability to store your credit card information
– scan a QR code, the system can be made to jump to the product home page or e-Shop entry
– 3D video support allows you to change playback speed and audio tone, and also play backwards
– save individual frames

November 03-24, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 2.2.0-4 U/E/J
Allows players to join in online games that friends are playing using the Friends List
Improves system security
Blocks flash cartridges.
-contained in Super Mario 3D Land
Nerd Info
new form of encryption for the SRAM images that affects newer games

July 26, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 2.1.0-4 U/E/J
Included in this update:
– System stability improvements and other adjustments
– Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.
– Your Nintendo 3DS system and software are not designed for use with any unauthorized device and/or any unauthorized software. Please note that the Nintendo warranties do not cover any defects to or defects caused by unauthorized devices, software, modifications and/or non-licensed accessories. Furthermore such use may lead to injury to yourself or others and may cause performance issues and/or damage to your Nintendo 3DS system and related services. Nintendo (as well as Nintendo licensees or distributors) is not responsible for any damage or loss caused by the use of such devices, software, modifications or non-licensed accessories. IMPORTANT: After the Nintendo 3DS system is updated, any existing or future unauthorized technical modification of the hardware or software of your Nintendo 3DS system, or the use of an unauthorized device in connection with your system, may render the system permanently unplayable. Content deriving from the unauthorized modification of the hardware or software of your Nintendo 3DS system may be removed. Failure to accept the update may render games unplayable.

July 15-16, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 2.1.0-3 U/E/J
Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments to enhance user experience
A correction for the screen freeze symptom experienced in the Ridge Racer 3D game
You can receive automatic updates when a wireless internet connection is available. When the download is complete, you will receive a dialog on the HOME Menu detailing the steps to install the update

June 6-7, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 2.0.0-2 U/E/J
Nintendo 3DS eShop
Nintendo DSi software transfer
Nintendo 3DS Internet Browser
Virtual Console
Nintendo 3DS camera update
Removal of demonstration video
Improved system stability and overall performance
Addition of Hotkeys for most touch-screen system buttons
SpotPass functionality in Sleep Mode

March 2-31, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 1.1.0-1 U/E/J
Improved system stability
Some of the ability to receive data has been extended
Improved network connectivity
A 3D demonstration video

Feb 26- March 31, 2011
Nintendo 3DS Menu 1.0.0-0 U/E/J
This is the default menu version included with every Nintendo 3DS at system launch. It is highly recommended that owners of Nintendo 3DS systems perform the latest system update to get the latest system version.

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