In new versions of Citra, the location of saves has changed, so this guide will show how to migrate your saves to the new location on Window (Linux and macOS Bleeding Edge builds are planned, we are currently busy working on bringing nightly builds back.).
1. Press Windows + R, type
explorer %localappdata%, this should bring up a Windows Explorer window in a
Local folder. Navigate to the
2. Navigate to the
app-x.x.x folder with the highest version number.
3. Move the
user folder to your desktop. Make sure the user folder no longer exists in the existing folder.
citra-qt.exe. The settings should now be reset, and Citra will begin using the new location. Now you can exit it.
5. Press Windows + R, type
explorer %appdata%, this should bring up a Windows Explorer window in a
Roaming folder. Navigate to the
6. Move the contents of the
user folder on your desktop to the
Citra folder, overwrite any files if asked.
Now, all of your settings and saves for Citra have been moved to the new location, which has the advantage of being able to be accessed by any new version of Citra, bringing stability improvements and storing your user data in a safe place.
Written by TheKoopaKingdom on Tuesday December 6, 2016