- You will need a 64gb SD card or bigger!
- Make sure you back up all of your files on your SD card to your PC and then delete them off your SD card!
- This is very important, because your SD card needs to be empty!
- If you have a
license.datfile, back it up on your PC and make sure to place it back in your SD card once
you're done with this guide.
- Once you have completed setting up your device, ensure that you never format your SD card to exFAT.
- exFAT users are more likely to experience SD card corruption than FAT32 users.
- Make sure to read this so that you may later decide on which EmuNAND type to pick.
Extract these files into the root of your SD card:
SX_Gear_v1.1.zip(Skip if using HWFLY)
Place the file named
fusee.bin in your
Create a file named
hekate_ipl.ini inside of your
/bootloader/ folder and paste this within the file:
Create the file
exosphere.ini in the root of your SD card and paste this inside
(this step is needed in order to blank your prodinfo so that you can avoid having your switch be banned):
Afterwards create a file named
hosts folder won't exist, so make sure to create it)
and paste this in your
default.txt file (this step is prevents you from connecting to Nintendo's servers):
Place your SD card back into your switch and turn it on. You'll launch into Hekate.
Tools tab, then select
Partition SD Card, and finally press
Now, pick what EmuNAND type you want to use:
- To create a partition-based Emunand:
- To create a file-based EmuNAND:
Next Step, and then press
Once the operation is done, press
Close and then select the
- For partition-based EmuNAND, select
SD Partitionand then select
- For file-based EmuNAND, select
Wait for your emuNAND to get created. Once its done, select
Turn your device off by pressing
Place your SD card back into your PC and move back any previously deleted files into your SD card.
Press the power button, and you'll boot into Hekate.
Launch, and select
Atmosphere CFW to launch into Atmosphere.
If you ever need to go into SysNAND without your CFW, then select
Reboot and then select