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Reset Password (Nintendo Account only)

Instructions on resetting your Nintendo Account password.


  • If you are using a Nintendo Account for a child, your sign-in information can only be reset through your parent/guardian's account. For assistance, please click here and select "Nintendo Account for a child".

Complete these steps:

  1. Click the “Forgot your password?” link when prompted.
  2. Enter the email address associated with your Nintendo Account.
  3. Click “Submit” to have a temporary sign-in link sent to your email address.
  4. When the email arrives, click the link in the email.
  5. Enter and confirm a new password.
  6. Enter the birthdate or nickname associated with your Nintendo Account.
  7. Click “Sign In”. This will reset your password and sign you in to your Nintendo Account.