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Error Code: 2181-4008


  • You are unable to access online services on Nintendo Switch and receive error code 2181-4008.
  • Message: "The use of online services on this console is currently restricted by Nintendo."

What to Do:

  • This error code indicates that the Nintendo Switch console you are using has been permanently banned from connecting to the internet due to a breach of the user agreements.
  • A breach of user agreements may include, but is not limited to, activities such as: