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How to Adjust Nintendo Account Profile Settings (Country/Region, Email, etc.)

In this article, you'll learn how to update the information associated with your Nintendo Account.

Note

  • If you do not want to update your Nintendo Account settings but instead want to delete your account completely, please read our information on deleting a Nintendo Account.

  • If you need to update information associated with your Nintendo Network ID (the account created on your Wii U console or Nintendo 3DS system), you may find our steps for changing Nintendo Network ID Information helpful.

What to do

What do you want to update?

Email address

Please read our information on changing Nintendo Account email addresses.

Password

Please read our information on changing Nintendo Account passwords.

2-Step Verification settings

2-step verification adds an additional layer of security that can help prevent unauthorised access to your account.

To enable 2-step verification for your Nintendo Account, read our information on setting up 2-step verification.

To remove 2-step verification from your Nintendo Account, read our information on removing 2-step verification.

Passkeys

Registering a passkey for your Nintendo Account adds an additional layer of security that can help prevent unauthorised access to the account.

To manage passkey authentication for your Nintendo Account, read our information on adding or removing passkeys.

Date of birth

You cannot change the date of birth associated with your Nintendo Account. If you entered an incorrect date of birth when you created your Nintendo Account, please contact us for support.

Country/region of residence

Please read our information on changing your Nintendo Account country/region.

Sign-in ID

A Sign-In ID is a name you can use to sign in to your Nintendo Account instead of using your email address. Sign-In IDs are not displayed publicly and have no purpose in games.

To add or change your Sign-In ID, please read our information on using a Sign-In ID.

Sign-in method

If you have added a Sign-In ID to your Nintendo Account, you have the option to be able to sign in using your Sign-In ID or email address, or your Sign-In ID only.

To select which method to use, please read our information on changing your sign-in method.

Linked Accounts (Nintendo Network ID and Google, Apple ID)

To link a Nintendo Network ID to your Nintendo Account (or update an existing linked NNID), please read our information on linking a NNID to a Nintendo Account.

To manage links to Google Accounts or Apple IDs, please read our information on linking a Nintendo Account to these accounts.

Other Settings

Nickname

Please read our information on changing the nickname for a Nintendo Account.

Gender

Please read our information on changing the gender for a Nintendo Account.

Time zone

Please read our information on changing the time zone for a Nintendo Account.

Friend suggestions

To manage your friend suggestion preferences, please read our information on changing your Nintendo Account friend suggestion settings.

Promotional emails

Please read our information on managing your preferences for receiving promotional emails or surveys from Nintendo.

Usage information

Please read our information on managing your preferences about the data Nintendo collects about your use of our products and services.

Services with access to your information

You may have granted some third-party services or applications access to receive information from your Nintendo Account.

To review these services and remove them if desired, please read our information on managing the services with access to your Nintendo Account information.

User icon (Mii)

Please read our information on adding, removing or changing the Mii that is displayed in your Nintendo Account.

Language

Please read our information on updating the language for your Nintendo Account.

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