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NINTENDO 3DS, hereinafter referred to as 3DS, is the fourth-generation handheld game console released by Nintendo in 2011. With the help of the parallax barrier 3D technology, it is capable of displaying stereoscopic 3D effects without the use of 3D glasses. Yet, the storage is only 2GB, so 3DS users have to purchase SD cards and expand the storage. In this essay, we will talk about how to transfer 3DS data between SD cards.



NINTENDO 3DS, hereinafter referred to as 3DS, is the fourth-generation handheld game console released by Nintendo in 2011. So far, 74.84 million units and 375.97 million games have been sold.

At present, the 3DS family includes 4 members, namely 3DS LL (released in 2012), NEW 3DS, NEW 3DS LL/XL (released in Oct. 2014). If you plan to update the console and keep all data intact, you cannot merely transfer the data on the 3DS SD card because most of the data are tied up with the console. That is to say, all data should be transferred, including the download files.

Next, we will show you the step-by-step instructions on how to transfer data between 3DS consoles. In this case, we transfer the SD card data and the download files from 3DS to NEW 3DS XL.

How to Transfer Data between 3DS Consoles
Notes:
1. The network connection should be stable because the Nintendo ID should be certified before transferring.
2. Two consoles should be fully charged.
3. The 3DS console should be updated to the latest version.
4. The data on the earlier version can be transferred to the console at the latest version. Yet, in turn, the data cannot be transferred.
5. All data will be removed from the original console and be overwritten on the new console.
6. Do not log in the same ID in two 3DS consoles.
7. Select a SD card in the same or larger size. If the capacity of the new SD card is smaller than that of the original one, the console will stop transferring data.
Steps:
1. Go to the main interface and select [System Transfer]. Then, check whether it gets access to the Internet.
tap system transfer to transfer 3ds sd card data
connect the internet to 3ds
2. In NEW 3DS XL, select [Transfer from Nintendo 3DS] > [Receive from Nintendo 3DS].
select to transfer from nintendo 3ds sd card data to new device
receive from nintendo 3ds
3. In 3DS, select [Send from This System] > [Move].
select to send from this system
tap move to transfer the 3ds sd card data
4. Plug out the SD card from 3DS and insert it into NEW 3DS XL.
plug out the sd card from 3ds
How to Transfer 3DS Data between SD Cards
Obviously, the 2GB capacity is not enough for such a hot game console, especially when the current video games can reach to hundreds of MB and several GB. Hence, the 3DS system memory is allowed to expand via an SD card slot. Users can install the SD cards for the convenience.

From the above part, you have understood how to transfer data from 3DS SD card to NEW 3DS XL. Next, we will talk about how to transfer data between SD cards with Renee Becca.

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1. Use a card reader to connect the 3DS SD card to the computer. Then, download and install Renee Becca. Go to the tab [Backup] and select [Disk/Partition Backup].
backup data in disks and partitions
2. Select the target SD card. Then, you can modify the output destination and rename the backup file. After that, click [Backup] to back up the SD card. Of course, you can set to back up 1, 2, 4 or 6 hours later.
select the target sd card and position to save and clone data
3. As it is finished, connect the new SD card to the computer. Then, go to Renee Becca again and click [Recovery] at the right side and set the new SD card as [Destination]. At last, click [Recover] to transfer the data.
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restore the backup
Tips:
If the capacity of the new card is larger than that of the original one, you can reallocate the partitions of the new card to make full use of the storage space. In Renee Becca, you can drag the partitions to allocate the partitions.