{Updated} CFW Installation Guide with NTRboot on 2DS and NEW 3DS

In this guide we will see CFW Installation Guide with NTRboot on 2DS and NEW 3DS, for any 2DS/NEW 3DS XL console user to install CFW with the latest and easiest method-NTboothax exploit.

By using the NTRboot method, you just need to prepare a compatible flashcard and a maget and a 3DS firmware console. Just follow our guide here to install CFW to your 2DS/NEW 3DS with any firmware version.

{Updated} CFW Installation Guide with NTRboot on 2DS and NEW 3DS

What’s NTRboot Method?

NTRboot Method is the way for flashing NTRboothax or Magnethax exploit to your 3DS to hack it totally.

The NTRboothax or Magnethax, a free 3ds exploit to use for running B9S .firm files from bootrom via a compatible flashcard and a magnet! This works on every 3DS on any firmware version. This allows us to have a simple installation of Boot9Strap/CFW to any 3DS, this also enable us to unbrick any 3DS bricked by normal means, all preparations are just a ntrboot flashcart and a maget if our 3DS devices is of a folding style.

Which do you need for installing CFW to a 2DS/3DS XL?

To install CFW on a 2DS or a 3DS XL console, you just need to prepare the following items.

  • NTRboot Flashcardt(Recommend you R4i gold 3ds plus or Ace3ds X, they are pre-flashed by NTRboothax, so no need to flash NTRboothax to the flashcard)
  • A magnet that triggers the sleep mode of your device (if using a folding style device)
  • A Nintendo 3DS firmware console
  • The latest release of SafeB9SInstaller, B9S and Luma3DS.

How to install CFW to 2DS/3DS XL with NTRboothax? Section I – Prep Work

  1. Power off your device
  2. Insert your device’s SD card into your computer
    • This is the SD card from your 3DS, not the SD card from your flashcart
  3. Copy SafeB9SInstaller.firm to the root of your SD card and rename it to boot.firm
  4. Copy boot.3dsx to the root of your SD card
  5. Create a folder named boot9strap on the root of your SD card
  6. Copy boot9strap.firm and boot9strap.firm.sha from the boot9strap .zip to the /boot9strap/ folder on your SD card
  7. Reinsert your SD card into your device
  8. Power on your device

Section II – ntrboot

  1. Use the magnet to find the spot on your device where the sleep sensor is triggered
    • This step is not needed on the old 2DS (which has a sleep mode switch)
  2. Power off your device
  3. Insert your flashcart into your device
  4. Place the magnet on your device to trigger the sleep sensor
    • On old 2DS, you should instead enable the sleep mode switch
  5. Hold (Start) + (Select) + (X) + (Power) for several seconds, then release the buttons
    • It may take a few attempts to get this to work because the positioning is awkward
  6. If the exploit was successful, you will have booted into SafeB9SInstaller

Section III – Installing boot9strap

  1. Wait for all safety checks to complete
  2. Remove the magnet from your device
    • On old 2DS, you should instead disable the sleep mode switch
  3. When prompted, input the key combo given to install boot9strap
  4. Once it has completed, force your device to power off by holding down the power button
    • Your device will only boot to the SafeB9SInstaller screen until the next section is completed

Section IV – Configuring Luma3DS

  1. Insert your SD card into your computer
  2. Delete boot.firm from the root of your SD card
  3. Copy boot.firm from the Luma3DS .7z to the root of your SD card
  4. Reinsert your SD card into your device
  5. Power on your device
  6. Your device should have booted into the Luma3DS configuration menu
    • If you get a black screen, follow this troubleshooting guide
  7. Use the (A) button and the D-Pad to turn on the following:
    • “Show NAND or user string in System Settings”
  8. Press (Start) to save and reboot
    • If you get an error, just continue the next page

Lastly, after install CFW to your 2DS/3DS XL console, you can inject FBI to run CIA files, so you can play free 3ds games in CIA format; you can install Freeshop to play free eshop 3ds games; you can install Homebrew too. By the way, if you dislike the complicated procedure, you can just buy a Stargate 3ds card to play free NDS/3DS games on your console directly!

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