Using Tinfoil on your Nintendo Switch and found that Tinfoil is no longer working – throwing error and/or refuse to start?
Very likely your Tinfoil is corrupted, but don’t panic, there’s an easy workaround for it. Here’s what you can do.
The guide is made for Nintendo Switch running on Atmosphere, however the same steps should be compatible with other Custom Firmware/OS.
Tinfoil fix for any error thrown & unable to start software
The steps involved removing the corrupted Tinfoil and re-installing it. Here are the steps:
1) With Nintendo Switch turned on and booted to Atmosphere, on Home screen, go to Tinfoil icon. Do not tap/click on the icon. But press “+ Options”.
2) Under the Options menu, go to Manage Software > Delete Software. When prompted to delete, press “OK” or “Confirm”. This will delete the corrupted Tinfoil app.
3) On Nintendo Switch Home screen, go to Album and tap on it. HBMenu should opened. Find “Tinfoil Installer” and tap on it. Wait for Tinfoil to finish installation.
Once finished, go back to Nintendo Switch Home Screen, you should find the “Tinfoil” icon is back. Tap on the icon to access Tinfoil.
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