How to fix Nintendo error code 9001-0026


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Are you getting hit with an error code after trying to buy something from Nintendo’s website? In this guide, we’ll show you how to fix Nintendo error code 9001-0026 so you can get back to your online shopping.

The Nintendo Switch is a great gaming console with plenty of fun titles to play through but it does have its fair share of errors waiting to be encountered. You might come across things like error code 2122-2503 or error code 2123-1502, but they do have their respective solutions.

Encountering these errors may be frustrating at first, but dealing with them becomes easier once you’ve figured out how to handle them. So, let’s go ahead and find out how to fix Nintendo error code 9001-0026.

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How to fix Nintendo error code 9001-0026

To get rid of Nintendo error code 9001-0026, you’ll need to make sure that you are using a Nintendo account that is linked to a Switch. If you haven’t already linked a Nintendo account to your Switch, here’s a quick step-by-step walkthrough on how to do it:

  • On your Switch, go to Settings and open the User section
  • Select the user profile you would like to link, then choose Link to a Nintendo account.
  • Next, choose to sign in using an email address or Sign-In ID.
  • Enter the email address and password for your Nintendo account.
  • Press the Link button that appears then press OK.
  • Your Switch profile should now be linked to your Nintendo account.

What is Nintendo error code 9001-0026?

Linking your Switch profile to a Nintendo account is required if you wish to use the console’s online features like playing multiplayer or accessing the shop. Error 9001-0026 will appear if you try to make a purchase on the official Nintendo website with an account that has yet to be linked with a Switch profile.

If you are still experiencing the error even after linking your Nintendo account and your Switch profile, you may want to contact Nintendo support.

And that’s our guide on how to fix Nintendo error code 9001-0026. In case you come across more Switch-related errors, we’ve also got guides on errors 2306-0112 and 2137-7504.

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