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How do I perform a System Update on my Nintendo 3DS?

What are the benefits of performing a System Update?

A System Update will allow you to get the most out of your Nintendo 3DS and keep it up-to-date with the latest features and applications.

Performing a Nintendo 3DS System Update

  1. Ensure your Nintendo 3DS is fully charged and is connected to the internet. Click here for help connecting your Nintendo 3DS to the internet
  2. Once connected, go to SYSTEM SETTINGS in the HOME menu on your Nintendo 3DS. Next, select OTHER SETTINGS and scroll to the last page and choose SYSTEM UPDATE.
  3. Read through the update information, you will need to select ACCEPT to continue.
  4. Your Nintendo 3DS will download and install the update for you.
  5. When asked, restart the system and you’ll be ready to go.
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