Quick Answer: Can You Link A 3ds To A Switch?

You can link your 3DS account to your Switch account, which this article provides information on how to do that.

The benefit for linking your accounts provides the ability to share funds between your systems.

How do you connect a 3ds to a Nintendo switch?

Select Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu to launch the Nintendo eShop. Select the account you want to use. Select the picture of your icon in the upper-right corner to access your Account Information. Select Merge Funds from Nintendo 3DS/Wii U.

The short answer is that an NNID is used to make purchases on the Wii U and 3DS, while a Nintendo Account is used to make purchases on the Switch. The main reason to link your NNID with your Nintendo Account is to merge your eShop funds.

How do you merge funds from 3ds to switch?

How to merge funds from another Nintendo device

  • Select your Profile Page from the Home screen on your Nintendo Switch.
  • Select User Settings.
  • Scroll down and select Nintendo eShop Settings.
  • Select Add Funds.
  • Select Merge Funds from Nintendo 3DS/Wii U.
  • Select Merge Funds.
  • Enter your Nintendo account password.

How do you sign into Nintendo eShop on 3ds?

Enter the sign-in information that you used to create your Nintendo Account:

  1. For Nintendo Account sign in: Enter the email address and password associated to your account, then click Sign in.
  2. For Nintendo Network ID: Click Nintendo Network ID, enter your NNID and password, then click Sign in.

Can I have 2 3ds with the same account?

It is not possible to link the same Nintendo Network account to multiple Wii U or multiple Nintendo 3DS family systems at the same time.

Go to the Nintendo Account website and sign in to your Nintendo Account. Click User info, then scroll down to the Linked accounts section and click Edit. To unlink an NNID from your Nintendo Account, click the checkmark next to Nintendo Network ID to remove the link.

How do I make a Nintendo Network ID for a switch?

What to do

  • At any point after completing the initial system set-up, select System Settings from the HOME Menu.
  • Select Nintendo Network ID Settings, then OK.
  • Read the information on the screens, then select Next.
  • Select Create a New ID, then select Next.

Is a Nintendo Network ID the same as a Nintendo account?

What’s the difference between a Nintendo Network ID and a Nintendo Account? The short answer is that an NNID is used to make purchases on the Wii U and 3DS, while a Nintendo Account is used to make purchases on the Switch. The main reason to link your NNID with your Nintendo Account is to merge your eShop funds.

You can link your Nintendo Account to multiple consoles. However, you can only activate one primary console per Nintendo Account. On a non-primary console, games that you’ve downloaded with your Nintendo Account will only be playable using your account.

Can you connect 3ds to switch Smash Bros?

No problem. You could use your handheld console as one with the full Super Smash Bros. for 3DS game or a separate “Smash Controller” app. Well, since displaying gameplay on the 3DS’s screen was not necessary when connecting to the Wii U, the same can be said for the Switch.