Nintendo has released another small system update, bumping the firmware up to 5.1.0-11U. After 3DS users updated the system to 5.0.0-11U last month, some experienced difficulty accessing the System Settings, eShop or Game Notes, so this new update should fix the old one.

Version 5.1.0-11U available via wireless Internet connection includes the following improvements:

Resolves an issue that may prevent access to the System Settings or other features.

Some users received an error during the system update and were then unable to access the System Settings, Nintendo eShop, or Game Notes. This update prevents this from occurring again. If you are currently experiencing this error, please click here for related troubleshooting.

And remember, if you have an issue accessing settings and need to shortcut to the system update screen, power the system up while holding L, R, A and Up on the d-pad.

Let's hope this resolves the problem that some of you may have been facing. Have you downloaded this update yet, have the issues been sorted out for you? Let us know in the comments section below.