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E-Mail Address Is Not Valid or Can’t Be Used to Create a Nintendo Account

Situation:

  • An error message appears that says the e-mail address you are using to create a Nintendo Account is not valid or can’t currently be used.

Important: The ability to use a Nintendo Network ID to sign in to an existing Nintendo Account or to create a new Nintendo Account has been discontinued. We apologise for any inconvenience. If you are having difficulties signing in to your Nintendo Account and previously used a Nintendo Network ID, information is available on accessing your Nintendo Account.

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