Nintendo Support

Error Code: 2153-1540


When using the Nintendo Switch console, the error code 2153-1540 appears.

What is the system menu version?

ver 1.0.0

  1. Hold the POWER Button for 12 seconds to power off the console, and then power the console back on. 

  2. Update the console to the latest version. 

ver 2.0.0 or later

Briefly press the POWER Button to restart the console (the console will automatically restart after powering down).

If the error is rare, continue to play the console, and monitor for further occurrences of this error in the future.

Situation Not Resolved:

If the error becomes severe, or starts to prevent usage of the console, the console will need to be repaired.

If you would like further assistance with the Nintendo Switch console, please contact Nintendo Customer Service.