Nintendo 3DS Version Change History
Main changes from version 9.4.0-21U

Date Available: 12/11/2014

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 9.3.0-21U

Date Available: 12/8/2014

  • 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
  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 9.2.0-20U

Date Available: 10/29/2014

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 9.0.0-20U

Date Available: 10/06/2014

  • Users can now use themes to customize the design and sounds of the HOME Menu
    • Five themes are pre-installed and additional themes can be purchased from the Theme Shop
    • Themes can be changed by using settings located within the HOME Menu Settings
  • A feature has been added that allows users to capture screenshots of their HOME Menu
  • The Nintendo eShop Title Information page 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

 


Main changes from version 8.1.0-19U

Date Available: 08/06/2014

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 8.1.0-18U

Date Available: 07/24/2014

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 8.0.0-18U

Date Available: 07/7/2014

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 7.2.0-17U

Date Available: 05/12/2014

  • Parents that have registered an e-mail can send themselves instructions on unlocking Parental Controls if they have forgotten their Parental Controls PIN
  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 7.1.0-16U

Date Available: 02/26/2014

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 7.1.0-15U

Date Available: 01/22/2014

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 7.1.0-14U

Date Available: 12/19/2013

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 7.0.0-13U

Date Available: 12/09/2013

  • Added Support for Nintendo Network IDs
  • Added Support for Miiverse
  • Added a Software Update Notification
  • Removed the limit to system transfers
  • Changed the start-up method of Nintendo 3DS Camera from the HOME Menu to require pressing the L and R Buttons simultaneously
  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 6.3.0-12U

Date Available: 09/13/2013

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 6.2.0-12U

Date Available: 08/05/2013

  • Added support for the StreetPass relay feature
  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 6.1.0-12U

Date Available: 07/11/2013

  • The option to update StreetPass Mii Plaza is now available from the Streetpass Mii Plaza menu
  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 6.1.0-11U

Date Available: 06/27/2013

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

 


Main changes from version 6.1.0-11U

Date Available: 06/27/2013

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

 


Main changes from version 6.0.0-11U

Date Available: 06/17/2013

  • Users can now back up save data for downloadable versions of Nintendo 3DS software and most Virtual Console games
  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 5.1.0-11U

Date Available: 04/04/2013

  • Resolves an issue that may prevent access to the System Settings or other features after a system update error.

 


Main changes from version 5.0.0-11U

Date Available: 03/26/2013

  • Ensures "Download Later" feature works when Nintendo 3DS is placed in Sleep Mode while the Nintendo eShop is open.
  • Additional Nintendo eShop improvements.
  • Support for Save Data Transfer Tool.
  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

 


Main changes from version 4.5.0-10U

Date Available: 12/04/2012

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

 


Main changes from version 4.4.0-10U

Date Available: 09/19/2012

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

 


Main changes from version 4.3.0-10U

Date Available: 07/24/2012

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

 


Main changes from version 4.2.0-9U

Date Available: 06/26/2012

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience.

 


Main changes from version 4.1.0-8U

Date Available: 05/14/2012

  • Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user experience

 


Main changes from version 4.0.0-7U

Date Available: 04/24/2012

  • Nintendo eShop usability improvements
  • Feature added to the HOME Menu which allows the creation of up to 60 folders for organization

 


Main Changes from version 3.0.0-5U, 3.0.0-6U

Date Available: 12/06/2011

  • Nintendo 3DS Camera
  • Nintendo eShop improvements and additions for several features
  • Updates to StreetPass Mii Plaza
  • Transfer from Nintendo 3DS to Nintendo 3DS has been added to Software/Data Transfer
  • New QR code reading function for the Nintendo 3DS Camera
  • Improved system stability and convenience

 


Main Changes from versions 2.2.0-4U

Date Available: 11/13/2011

  • New feature for the friend list

 


Main Changes from versions 2.1.0-3U, 2.1.0-4U

Date Available: 07/25/2011

  • Improvement to system stability and convenience

 


Main Changes from version 2.0.0-2U

Date Available: 06/06/2011

  • Nintendo eShop
  • Internet Browser
  • Transfer functionality to move DSiWare™ from Nintendo DSi™/Nintendo DSi XL™ systems to the Nintendo 3DS™ system
  • Automatic system updates
  • Improvement of system stability and user experience
  • Removal of limited time offer 3D video "White Knuckles" by OK Go

 


Main Changes from version 1.1.0-1U

Date Available: 03/27/2011

  • Limited time offer 3D video "White Knuckles" by OK Go
  • System stability improvements
  • SpotPass™ upgrade
  • Enhanced network connection functionality

 


Related Articles:

View the Latest System Update Information
How to Tell Which Menu Version You Have
How to Perform the System Update
Download Hangs, Freezes, Etc.

 

 
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