Tutorial on how to access the Nintendo account

A Nintendo account allows you to subscribe to Nintendo online, connect to the Eshop (the marketplace for Nintendo digital purchases), on the Nintendo Switch, the 3DS and the WiiU. You can also collect reward points and use them on the Nintendo website. 


How to create an account ?

In order to create a Nintendo account, go to Nintendo.co.uk and click on “Sign in” at the top right of the page. Then in the next page, click on “Create a Nintendo account” to the right. Choose your age, and then enter your personal information, tick the box in front of “I agree to the terms” then click “Continue” at the bottom.


In the next page tick either “Receive emails and exclusive benefits” or “Don’t receive”, then click on “Confirm & Register”. A verification code is sent to your email address, check your e-mails, and enter the code on the Nintendo page then click on “Confirm”.


How to login ?

In order to log in to a Nintendo account, go to the Nintendo.co.uk homepage, click on “Sign in” at the top right of the page. On the next page, click again on “Sign in” on the left side of the page. Then enter your user name or email address and password and click on “Sign in” below.


You can also sign in with a Facebook, Google, Twitter or Nintendo Network ID account.


How to logout ?

When you want to log out of a Nintendo account, go to the Nintendo website and click on your name at the top right of the page. Then click on “Sign out” written in grey below “Settings”.


How to delete an account ?

If you want to delete a Nintendo account, log in to your account on the Nintendo.co.uk website, click on your name at the top right, and click on “Settings”. Then, in the left menu, click on “Other Settings”.


Then, click on “Delete my account” at the lower right. Read the information, then click on “Confirm and Proceed”. Enter your password, then click on “OK”. Finally, click on “Delete”.