How to update Spacecraft-NX


If your modchip is not running Spacecraft-NX, then please read this guide.

If you are using a HWFLY OLED modchip, then please make sure to update it to Spacecraft-NX Version 0.3.0.

This guide will guide you through updating the firmware for your modchip running Spacecraft-NX.
The guide works for the following modchips:

  • SX-Core
  • SX-Lite
  • HWFLY OLED
    • Note: The guide works for this HWFLY OLED modchip, and NOT this HWFLY OLED modchip. Please be sure to check which one you own.

This guide does NOT work for the following modchips due to them being locked:

  • HWFLY Core
  • HWFLY Lite
What you'll need:

Setup:

  1. Extract hekate_ctcaer_x.x.x_Nyx_x.x.x.zip to your SD card.
  2. Extract release_xxx.zip to your desktop.
  3. Move hwfly_toolbox.bin to /bootloader/payloads/ on your SD card.
  4. Plug your SD card back into your Switch and boot your Switch. You should boot into Hekate.
    • If you are not booting into Horizon instead of Hekate, then please power down your device,
      hold (Vol +) and power on your device in order to boot into Hekate.
  5. Select Payloads, and then select hwfly_toolbox.bin.
  6. Once booted into the HWFLY Toolbox, use the volume buttons to scroll down to the SD Loader section, and use the (Power) button to select the Update option.
  7. Once done, power off your Switch by selecting the Power off option from the menu.
  8. Move firmware.bin and sdloader.enc to the root of your SD card.
  9. Plug your SD card back into your Switch and boot your Switch. You should boot into Hekate.
    • If you are not booting into Horizon instead of Hekate, then please power down your device,
      hold (Vol +) and power on your device in order to boot into Hekate.
  10. Select Payloads, and then select hwfly_toolbox.bin.
  11. Once booted into the HWFLY Toolbox, use the volume buttons to scroll down to the Firmware section, and use the (Power) button to select the Update option.
  12. Once the firmware has been updated, select Power off from the menu.
  13. You may now boot your device.
LED Patterns

You can use the following chart to recognize what the different LED patterns mean in order to diagnose errors, or get helpful information from your modchip:

LED Pattern



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Pub: 06 Jan 2022 00:53 UTC
Edit: 25 Jan 2023 09:57 UTC
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