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How to Sign In to a Nintendo Account

Step-by-step instructions for signing in to your existing 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 Nintendo Network ID (NNID), Facebook, Google or Twitter account to sign in to your Nintendo Account by linking them together in your account settings.
  • Once you’ve linked an NNID or social network account, you can use that information to sign in to your Nintendo Account.

What to Do:

  1. Go to
  2. Enter the sign-in information that you used to create your Nintendo Account:
    • For Nintendo Account sign in - Enter the email address and password associated with your account, then click "Sign In".
    • For Nintendo Network ID - Click "Nintendo Network ID", enter your NNID and password, then click "Sign in".
    • For Twitter, Facebook or Google - Click the button for the appropriate service and enter your sign-in information if needed.
  3. If you have set up two-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 “Verify”.
    • If you do not currently have access to the app, click “Enter a backup code” and use one of the backup codes you received when setting up two-step verification. (You should have copied and saved these in a safe place.)

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