Nintendo 3DS Version Change History
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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