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How to Start Over on Pokemon Moon

Are you ready to embark on a brand new Pokemon adventure in Pokemon Moon? Starting over in a video game can sometimes be a bit confusing, especially when it comes to saved data. But fear not! This guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of starting a new game on Pokemon Moon, ensuring you have a fresh slate to catch 'em all!

Step 1: Save Your Current Game

Before diving into the process of starting over, it's essential to save your current progress. This will prevent any accidental loss of data and allow you to return to your previous game if desired.

To save your game progress, follow these simple steps:

  1. Open your Pokemon Moon game on your Nintendo 3DS.
  2. Access the in-game menu by pressing the X button.
  3. Scroll down and select the "Save" option.
  4. Wait for the saving process to complete.

Step 2: Backup Your Saved Data (Optional)

If you'd like to keep a backup of your previous game progress, you can make a backup of your saved data on a separate storage device. Follow these steps to perform a backup:

  1. Power off your Nintendo 3DS.
  2. Remove the SD card from your Nintendo 3DS.
  3. Insert the SD card into a computer or compatible card reader.
  4. Copy the saved data located on the SD card to a secure location on your computer.
  5. Once the backup is complete, safely eject the SD card from your computer.
  6. Reinsert the SD card into your Nintendo 3DS.
  7. Power on your Nintendo 3DS.

Step 3: Delete Your Current Saved Data

Now that your game progress is safely saved and backed up (if desired), it's time to delete your current saved data in order to start over. Just follow these steps:

  1. Open your Nintendo 3DS home screen.
  2. Select the "System Settings" icon.
  3. Scroll down and tap on "Data Management."
  4. Choose "Nintendo 3DS."
  5. Select "Software."
  6. Locate Pokemon Moon in your software list and tap on it.
  7. Tap on the "Delete" option.
  8. Confirm the deletion when prompted.

Step 4: Start a New Game

With your previous saved data erased, it's time to start a brand new game and explore the world of Pokemon Moon from the beginning. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Launch Pokemon Moon on your Nintendo 3DS.
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