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How to extract a private header with SkyDock from Original Game Card?

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We all know that the safest way for sky3ds+ to play online games is a private header from original game card. If you do not know how to extract a private header from 3ds game card, we will tell you the solution in this post. With sky3ds+ adapter SkyDock, you can easily extract a pirvate header from 3ds game card.

What is SkyDock?

SkyDock is an adapter for sky3ds+ card. It only works on sky3ds+/sky3ds plus with firmware v140. You also need an original 3ds game card for extracting the private header. Sky3ds+ is the most popular 3ds flashcard which support free 3ds games on NEW3DS/NEW3DSXL,3DS/3DSXL,2DS. With sky3ds+ and SkyDock, you can play free 3ds games offline or online without any ban risk.

SkyDock is the easiest/ cheapest way to get private header. If you want to buy sky3ds+ or SkyDock in the United States, you can order from the official reseller dwtechz.com. If you order sky3ds+ card, you will get a SkyDock for free.

How to extract a private header with SkyDock from Original Game Card?

1. First of all, update your sky3DS+ firmware to V140: Copy the firmware.bin of sky3ds+ firmware V140 into the root directory of your FAT32 microSD card. Insert your microSD card into sky3DS+, connect your PC and sky3DS+ with a USB cable. The LED red light will turn on for 30 seconds, then turn to the green light and keep flashing for 10 seconds, once the light turn off it means the sky3DS+ has been updated successfully. Delete the firmware.bin file in your microSD card. The way of the firmware update is the same as before.

2. Insert the updated sky3ds+ and one of your original 3DS game card to the two slots of Skydock, then connect sky3ds+ to your PC with USB cable. The LED blue light will flash, and a new savekeys.txt file will be created in microSD card. The savekeys.txt file is used for saving private header.

In a word, if you want to play online games with sky3ds+/sky3ds plus, you need to use SkyDock to get a private header.

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SKY3DS+ Adapter Skydock manual

Skydock is an adapter letting to extract private header to txt file from your original 3ds game card and play 3ds games online. SkyDock can also dump any your original game card to .3DS file format. Besides, you can dump the original game saved data which works on sky3ds+ card.

SkyDock Features:

● Build your own private header file for online game play (the original 3DS game card needed);
● Read the original game saved data directly;
● Dump any original game card to .3DS file format;

SKY3DS+ Adapter Skydock manual

First of all, update your sky3DS+ firmware to V140: Copy the firmware.bin of sky3ds+ firmware V140 into the root directory of your FAT32 microSD card. Insert your microSD card into sky3DS+, connect your PC and sky3DS+ with a USB cable. The LED red light will turn on for 30 seconds, then turn to the green light and keep flashing for 10 seconds, once the light turn off it means the sky3DS+ has been updated successfully. Delete the firmware.bin file in your microSD card. The way of the firmware update is the same as before.

1. Insert the updated sky3ds+ and one of your original 3DS game card to the two slots of Skydock, then connect sky3ds+ to your PC with USB cable. The LED blue light will flash, and a new savekeys.txt file will be created in microSD card. The savekeys.txt file is used for saving private header.

2. Press orange button of sky3ds+ card, the LED red light will flash once. Two files (.CFG and .SAV ) will be created in your microSD card.
CFG file includes the specific information (CART_ID,FLASH_ID, ROM header…) of this original game card
SAV file backs up the game save of your original game card(The save date works on sky3ds+ card directly)

3. Hold and keep pressing sky3ds+ orange button, don’t release it until LED red light starts to flash. The LED red light will keep flashing for several minutes, then turn to the green light and keep flashing. Once the light turns off, a .3ds file will be created in the microSD card. The .3ds file is the 3ds ROM of the original game card. (Alert: The flash time depends on the game size. The bigger the game, the longer the time, please wait with patience. Never unplug the USB cable while the green light keeps flashing, or 3ds ROM will not load successfully on your 3DS.)

Note: The created.cfg file only supports online play for one 3ds Rom from the original 3DS game card. If you want to play other online games, please open the savekeys.txt file and copy the line “GAMESAVE_KEY” to the settings.txt file.

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