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How to Link and Unlink your Nintendo 3DS to Club Nintendo

How Do I Link My 3DS to Club Nintendo?
When you first use the eShop on your Nintendo 3DS console, you will be prompted to enter your Club Nintendo e-mail address and password. By doing this, you will have linked your console to Club Nintendo.

If you have skipped this step, please see below on how to link your 3DS to Club Nintendo.

  • From the 3DS HOME Menu, select the eShop icon (the small orange shopping bag) and tap “Open.”
  • Tap “Menu” in the top left of the screen.
  • Scroll down and select “Settings/Other.”
  • Select “Club Nintendo Account.”


From here, you will be able to enter your Club Nintendo e-mail address and password.

IMPORTANT NOTE, the linking process can take up to 24 hours to implement.

I Have Linked My Console to Club Nintendo However, I Have Not Received Stars for My Previous Downloads.
Unfortunately, the Club Nintendo system is not retroactive. This means that you will not be able to register any titles you have downloaded before linking the console.

I Have Just Created My Club Nintendo Account and I Cannot Link It To My 3DS.
Please note, it can take up to a full 24 hours for your Club Nintendo account to be fully registered. This means you will not be able to link your 3DS to Club Nintendo until after this period.

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