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The account required for accessing my Nintendo, or for using the online features of the Nintendo Switch.

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How do I find out which Epic Games account is linked to my Nintendo account so I can unlink it?

When I am trying to link my Epic Games account to my Nintendo account (Nintendo Switch), it mentions that it is already linked to another Epic Games account. Is there a way to know which Epic Games ...
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Can you disable a Nintendo Switch "phone-home" feature that tracks played games?

It is a well know fact that thanks to the stupid implementation of the trophy feature a modern PS console will forever remember any game you ever played. Played a demo? The trophies will be there. A ...
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Fortnite on Nintendo Switch - Multiple Epic accounts?

I'm finding conflicting into on this in web searches, and hoping to get a definitive answer. If multiple people in a household want to play Fortnite on Switch, what's the best way to register so that ...
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How to duplicate save data to another Switch from an account without a Nintendo account?

I have a Switch and I recently got another one, I have 2 accounts but only one has most of the saved data and it doesn't have a Nintendo account. I could only duplicate save data from my other account,...
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Is it possible to share Nintendo accounts with multiple Switches playing different games simultaneously?

Tried to Google this question but couldn't find anyone describing the scenario I'm interested in: Suppose I have a Switch A that is registered as the primary Switch which in this scenario will not ...
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Can a Nintendo Account's games be shared across multiple Switches in a household?

Can games purchased digitally from the eShop with a single Nintendo Account be played on multiple Switches in a household? I'm reading a Nintendo support article to try to understand the answer to my ...
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Primary / secondary Switch accounts

My wife and I both own Switches. My account is set up on both Switches to purchase things. My account on my Switch is considered the primary and on my wife's Switch it's considered the secondary. I ...
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If I buy a DLC for SSB Ultimate that my child has bought on my Switch will it mess anything up?

My brother has a child account on his Switch Lite that is connected to my account on my Switch Lite, and that account is considered to be a parent account. He bought a Super Smash Bros Ultimate DLC ...
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Will I lose anything by changing my Nintendo Account’s region?

I recently moved from Australia to the US and have purchased a US WiiU. To access my digital-Australian games I'd need to change the region on my account from Australia to USA, but I'm worried that I ...
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Buying things on switch

If I have one Nintendo Switch and two Nintendo Accounts, and I buy something using one account for a game using in-game credits will it put the credits on both accounts?
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Multiple Profiles/Players on New Pokemon Snap?

I just recently purchased New Pokemon Snap Digital Download on my Switch. My husband has a separate account on our switch and was unable to play (it was purchased on my account). If he plays on my ...
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Access Multiple Family Group Users on 2nd Switch

Our family just got a second switch so that two people can play different games at the same time. We have a family group Nintendo account, but when we logged into our account on the new switch it only ...
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Can you play two different physical games at the same time with one Nintendo switch account?

Say Steve owns a Nintendo switch A and also owns a Nintendo switch B. (One of the other or both machines might be a lite, I don't think it matters.) Steve owns the physical cartridge of game G and ...
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Nintendo Account ban affects a Nintendo Network ID registered before?

Ok so, I have my Switch hacked, and I guess someday it could activate its wifi connection and provocate Nintendo Account ban, but the question is, idk if I have linked my NNID to my Nintendo Account ...
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Can I transfer my Nintendo Switch Account to a new owner?

I am selling my Nintendo Switch soon. I see that I can change my email on my account. I know that digital games brought through my switch account is linked to my account and my device. However, I am ...
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Uploading Minecraft PC Bedrock world to Realms for playing on Nintendo Switch

My son previously played minecraft on PC with the bedrock edition. He now has a Nintendo Switch and is playing on that. I have created both a Nintendo Account and a Microsoft Account for him, as ...
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Can I use multiple accounts on the Nintendo Switch and buy 1 download game per account (and use them all)?

I buy digital games on fresh accounts for the PS4: i.e. 1 game per account. This opens the (easier) possibility to sell or lend games (i.e. selling or lending the account actually). You can keep ...
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How to install the same game in a Switch console with a parent account and a second Switch console with a child account?

I have: A Nintendo Switch with both an adult account and a child account A Nintendo Switch Lite with only a child account (the same child account also present in the first console) I actually have ...
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How can I create Switch accounts in other nationalities?

I have a Switch and all the player accounts registered on it are based in the EU. I've just been sent a code via a publisher for a US version of a game - they'd run out of EU codes. I've struggled to ...
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How do I change my Nintendo account email address?

I recently got Smash ultimate. When I opened the game, it said about something that I could get by earning the gold points from the game. After earning the gold points, I checked the message again, ...
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Nintendo account with Super Mario Run

I'm thinking of spending $10 to buy the Super Mario Run upgrade. If I link a Nintendo account to Super Mario Run, (I already did.) and if I buy the upgrade, will it sync to my Nintendo account and ...
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