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How to Sign In to a Nintendo Account


Step-by-step instructions for signing in to your existing Nintendo Account.

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.

Additional Information:

  • For help creating a new Nintendo Account, Click Here.
  • If you have forgotten your Nintendo Account sign in information, Click Here.
  • You can use an existing Facebook, Google, Apple or Twitter account to sign in to your Nintendo Account by linking them together in your account settings.
  • Once you’ve linked a social media account, you can use these accounts' information to sign in to your Nintendo Account.

What to Do:

  1. Go to https://accounts.nintendo.com.
  2. Enter the sign in information that you used to create your Nintendo Account:
    • For Nintendo Account sign in - Enter the e-mail address and password associated to your account, then click "Sign in."
      • Supervised Nintendo Accounts (including accounts for children aged 15 and under) sign in using their own login and password (not the parent / guardian account login and password).
    • For Twitter, Facebook, Apple or Google - Click the button for the appropriate service and enter your login information if needed.
  3. If you have set up 2-step verification, you will be prompted to enter an additional code. Launch the Google Authenticator app on your smart device, enter the code it displays, and click “Authenticate.”
    • If you do not currently have access to the app, click “Enter backup codes” and use one of the backup codes you received when setting up the 2-step verification. (You should have copied and saved these in a safe place.)

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