How Do I Know Which Switch Is Primary?

On the top right of the screen, click on your profile to view your account details.

Scroll through the screen until you come across the “Primary Console” option, and this will tell you if the console you are on is the primary or not.

How do you set a primary switch?

Log in to your main Nintendo Account (that’s authorized for the eshop/downloaded games) Access “Account Settings” in the eshop and select the “deactivate console” option. Now connect to the internet with the other Switch that you want to designate as the primary console. Log in and access the eshop.

How do I deregister a primary switch?

Select the user that is linked to the Nintendo Account you want to deregister the primary console for. Select the picture of your icon in the upper-right corner to access your Account Information. Scroll down to the “primary console” section. Select “Deregister” twice to confirm.

Can you use one Nintendo account on two switches?

You can link your Nintendo Account to multiple Nintendo Switch consoles and play your games on any of them using your Nintendo Account. Only one of the consoles can act as the primary console. However, please note that a Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to use the Save Data Cloud service.

How do I deregister a switch?

How To Deregister A Lost Nintendo Switch

  • Sign in to the Nintendo Account you wish to deactivate.
  • Click Shop Menu.
  • Click Deregister Primary Console.
  • Enter your Nintendo Account password.
  • Click Deregister twice to confirm.