Nintendo’s first major revision of the 3DS released to Japan in October of 2014 and to North America in September of 2015. The 2015 3DS introduces improved 3D capabilities, a C-Stick, and a new set of trigger buttons.

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I can charge my 3ds but I cant turn it on (its water damaged)

I put my 3ds in a ziplock bag and then put it in water and aciddentally took some air out of the ziplock bag (in the water) then both screens had different screen brightness (top screen was dim and bottom screen was bright) then it start flickering then turned off and i dried the 3ds and put it in rice then in the morning i tried to turn it on and it had the regular screen then it turned off automatically (is it the battery

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Roman Fish ( supersonicpro44) using rice as a tool to fix water damaged devices is nothing but a terrible myth. It does not work. It is not even a good desiccant. Using rice will do nothing but waste valuable time. It does not fix your device! You are wasting time and rice.

So now that we got this out of the way time to try to fix your Nintendo 3DS. First off take it out of the rice. Stop trying to turn it on or to charge it. That could cause further damage on the board. Then you want to go ahead a disassemble it by using these guides. Once disassembled you do want to go ahead and clean the motherboard and all the connectors to it with a high grade (90%+) isopropyl alcohol. Use this guide to see how to properly clean things. It was written for an Apple iPhone, but all the points are still pertinent to your 3DS as well. Once you got it properly cleaned and inspected for any missing or burned looking components, reassemble it with a new battery. this is not optional and you will have to replace the battery since it will fail after the water damage. Only after you've done all this turn your #DS back on an re-evalaute for any damage. Water damage is the toughest to diagnose and the toughest to repair since virtually any part can have failed.

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