How To Add A New User Account On Nintendo Switch

How To Add A New User Account On Nintendo Switch - Nintendo has designed with a easy feature for users, where the user will be easy to access everything that is on the device. But what will happen if you can't use the new console, in this case, you need to add a new user account on the Nintendo switch.

Nintendo Switch User Profiles

It can be said that the use of this console is designed can be used for multiplayer. Well multiplayer, what do you think? just calm the console though already designed with separate account features, so be sure other users will not be able to use your private user account, and they can manage each user's list.

As the following information features provided to user accounts, user accounts are used to manage each player's save data and personal settings. Up to 8 user accounts can be created on the Nintendo Switch. A user account can also be linked to a Nintendo Account at any time after it is created. Once a Nintendo Account is linked to the account, the system's online features will be available.

Nintendo Switch Default User


The following instructions on creating a new user account on the Nintendo Switch, and linking the new user account to a Nintendo Account during the setup process:

1. Select “System Settings” on the HOME Menu.
2. Scroll down to highlight “Users,” then select “Add User.”
3. Click “Next.”
4. Select the icon you would like to have associated to your account.

  • Tap “More Options” for additional characters / backgrounds to choose from.
  • If you would like to add a Mii instead of a picture, click “Mii” to create one.

5. Once you have selected a character, enter a nickname when prompted. Select “OK.”

  • Your nickname can be seen by other players, so don’t include any personal information.
  • Your nickname can be changed at any time once your account is created.

6. Select “OK” again to confirm.
7. At this point, you will be given the option to link a Nintendo Account to your user account.

After you finish add a new user account, there are some steps for you to play the game with multiplayer, following step you need to go through:

Nintendo Switch Change Profile

Link an existing Nintendo Account

1. Select “Sign In and Link” to link an existing Nintendo Account.
2. Select the sign in information for your Nintendo Account:

  • "Sign in using e-mail address or Sign-In ID” - Enter the e-mail address or Sign-In ID and password associated to your account, then click “Sign in.”
  • “Sign in using a different account” - Click the appropriate service (Nintendo Network ID, Twitter, Facebook, or Google +) and enter your log in information for the service.

3. You will receive a confirmation message that your Nintendo Account is now linked to your Sign-In account. Click “OK” to return to the System Settings.
4. Select “Add User” if you would like to add additional accounts, or press the B Button to return to the HOME Menu.

Nintendo Switch Change User




Create and link a new Nintendo Account

1. Select “Create Account” to set up a new Nintendo Account.

  • Optional - On the following screen, you can request an e-mail with instructions to link your Nintendo Account with a confirmation code. If you would like to have instructions sent to you.

2. On your PC or smart device, visit account nintendo official and create a Nintendo Account.
3. Once you have created the Nintendo Account, return to the Nintendo Switch and click “Sign in.”
4. Select the sign in information for your Nintendo Account:

  • "Sign in using e-mail address or Sign-In ID” - Enter the e-mail address or Sign-In ID and password associated to your account, then click “Sign in.”
  • “Sign in using a different account” - Click the appropriate service (Nintendo Network ID, Twitter, Facebook, or Google +) and enter your log in information for the service.

5. You will receive a confirmation message that your Nintendo Account is now linked to your Sign-In account. Click “OK” to return to the system settings.
6. Select “Add User” if you would like to add additional accounts, or press the B Button to return to the HOME Menu.

Proceed without linking

1. Select “Later” if you do not wish to create or link a Nintendo Account at this time.

  • Note that many of the system’s online features are not available until a Nintendo Account is linked.

2. Once your account is created, you will return to the System Settings. Select “Add User” if you would like to add additional accounts, or press the B Button to return to the HOME Menu.

Congratulations you succeed  for add a new user account on Nintendo switch, after adding a new account to your console, now your Switch allows for multiple accounts on a single Switch.