Quick Answer: How Do I Link My Nintendo Network ID To My Nintendo Account?

How to Link a Nintendo Network ID to a Nintendo Account

  • 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.
  • Click the box next to Nintendo Network ID.
  • Follow the on-screen steps to add your NNID and password.

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.

You cannot link a Nintendo Network ID if the NNID is set to restrict off-device usage. Access your NNID settings on a Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family system, and verify that the NNID is set to allow Usage from PCs and Other Devices (Wii U) or Non-Nintendo Device Setting (Nintendo 3DS).

  1. From the HOME menu, select System Settings.
  2. Select Nintendo Network ID Settings, then select Next.
  3. Select Link an Existing ID.
  4. Read through the information regarding Nintendo eShop, Country settings, account deletion, linking, and Parental Controls.

How do I find my Nintendo Network ID on a switch?

Link your Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account using a PC or smart device. 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.

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.

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.

It is recommended that you always link your Nintendo Account when setting up the mobile device version of Pokemon HOME. If you use the mobile device version of Pokémon HOME without linking it to the same Nintendo Account used with the Nintendo Switch version, then the two versions will not sync.

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.

Can I use 3ds account on switch?

1 Answer. According to this Nintendo Support article, you cannot directly use the account you set up with your 3DS. A 3DS system uses an account that is tied to a Nintendo Network ID, which functions differently than accounts tied to a Switch. Nintendo Accounts and Nintendo Network IDs are used for different purposes.