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  • How do I perform a system update on my Nintendo 3DS system?

    Nintendo constantly aims to improve the functionality of its consoles and services in order to provide the most comfortable, user-friendly experience possible. As a part of these efforts, we are making Nintendo 3DS system software updates available for download via the internet.

    If your system software version is 2.0.0-2E or later, Nintendo 3DS system updates will be received automatically when a wireless internet connection is available. When the download is complete, a message will appear on the HOME Menu detailing the steps to take in order to start installing the system update.

    The system update can also be performed by following the steps below:

    1. Open the System Settings from the HOME Menu.
    2. Select OTHER SETTINGS.
    3. Scroll to the right and select SYSTEM UPDATE.

    Note that a wireless internet connection is required in order to update your system.

  • Introduction to Nintendo Network ID on Nintendo 3DS

    Registering a Nintendo Network ID on a Nintendo 3DS family system allows you to share your game experiences with the community on Miiverse, and more. A Nintendo Network ID is also required to download free software, game demos, and free videos from Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.

    In order to register a Nintendo Network ID on a Nintendo 3DS, the Nintendo 3DS system must have system software version 7.0.0-13E or later. Please visit our Support section for more information about performing system updates.


  • How do I perform a system update on my New Nintendo 2DS XL system?


    Your system must be connected online in order to perform these steps.

    What to Do:

    1. Turn on your system and access the System Settings by tapping the wrench icon.
    2. Tap "Other Settings."
    3. Tap the right arrow to reach page 4 (page 5 if using a New Nintendo 3DS XL).
    4. Tap "System Update."
    5. Tap "OK."
    6. Tap "I Accept."
    7. Tap "OK" to begin the update.

      It may take several minutes for the System Update to download. If you feel the update has stopped downloading, you can safely turn off your system and repeat these steps to try again.