How to dump your device's keys

Before you begin, please ensure that you know how to launch payloads on your device by reading this guide.

What you'll need:

Dumping device keys:

  1. Boot into Lockpick_RCM.bin.
  2. Once in Lockpick, select Dump from SysNAND.
    • You may use the (VOL +) and (VOL -) buttons to scroll up and down and
      use the power button to confirm your desired selection.
  3. Once done, press the power button to go back to the main menu.
  4. Scroll down to the Power off option, and press the power button to shut down your console.
  5. Connect your SD card to your PC.
    • Please read the following guide to learn how to access your SD card
      via USB.
  6. Access the the /switch/ folder on your SD card, and copy the following files to your PC:
    • prod.keys
    • title.keys
      Mariko only:
    • partialaes.keys

Backup your keys!

Please ensure that you backup these files somewhere safe.
Your device's keys have different use cases ranging from being used with emulators to unbricking your device.

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Pub: 27 Apr 2022 10:07 UTC
Edit: 09 May 2023 12:16 UTC
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