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How to Access Your Nintendo eShop Account Information

Description:

  • Instructions on accessing your Nintendo eShop Account Information on Nintendo Switch.

Additional Information:

Complete These Steps:

  1. Select “Nintendo eShop” on the HOME Menu to launch Nintendo eShop.
  2. If there are multiple user accounts on your console, select the account you want to use.
  3. Select your user icon in the upper-right corner to access your Account Information.
  4. The following options are available:
    • Current balance - View your current balance, add funds, and/or merge funds with a Nintendo Network ID.
    • Gold Points balance - Displays the My Nintendo Gold Points that you currently have available to use towards a purchase.
    • Credit card information - View information about your stored credit card (last 4 digits and card expiry date) and/or delete the saved credit card information.
    • PayPal account - View information about your linked PayPal account (partial email) and/or unlink the PayPal account from your Nintendo Account.
    • Location settings - View and update your current location. (This setting is used to calculate sales tax for Nintendo eShop purchases.)
    • Password entry settings - Choose to either skip or require a password when using Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch.

      Important:

      If you choose not to require a password, your funds and account information will be accessible by other people who use your Nintendo Switch console. You can adjust this setting at any time while you’re in Nintendo eShop.
      • Choose to skip or require a password when accessing Nintendo eShop with your account, using saved credit card information, or using a linked PayPal account to make a purchase.
    • Primary console - Verify whether the current console is the primary console for your Nintendo Account, and deregister it if desired.
    • Wish List - View or remove Nintendo eShop items that have been added to your Wish List.
    • Redownload - Redownload previous digital purchases.
    • Nintendo Switch Online - Verify the status of your Nintendo Switch Online membership and passes, and adjust automatic renewal settings.