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How to View or Change Your Friend Code

Information on how to view or change your friend code on Nintendo Switch.

Additional Information:

  • Friend codes are numbers issued to users on Nintendo Switch that are linked to Nintendo Accounts.
  • You can use friend codes to send friend requests on Nintendo Switch.
  • If you change your friend code, you will need to wait 30 days before you can change it again.

Complete These Steps:

To view your friend code:

  1. Select your user icon from the HOME Menu to open your user page.
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  2. Select "Profile", and then check the right side of the screen to find your friend code.
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To change your friend code:

  1. Select your user icon from the HOME Menu to open your user page.
  2. Select "User Settings", and then select "Friend Settings".
  3. Select "Reissue Friend Code".
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