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How to Manage/Delete Game Save Data

How to manage or delete game save data on Nintendo Switch.

Additional Information:

Game save data is stored in the console's system memory and cannot be saved/moved to a microSD card.

Complete These Steps:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select "System Settings".
  2. Scroll down and select "Data Management" > "Save Data/Screenshots and Videos" > "Delete Save Data".
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    • If prompted, enter your Parental Controls PIN.
  3. Select the game title for which you want to delete the save data.
  4. If available, select the user for which you want to delete the save data, or select "Delete All Save Data for This Software". To confirm, select "Delete Save Data".
    • Important: Once deleted, save data cannot be recovered.