Speaker 1: So you got lucky and you got the new Nintendo switch OED. Did you get the white one? No, neither did I, but I was lucky enough to get one on launch day and there was a line. It was kind of fun. So I'm gonna show you how to transfer all your games and save data from your old Nintendo. Switch to the new shiny Nintendo switch OED. Before I get started, make sure to subscribe to how to do it all for more. How to videos like this one and make sure to check out the description for more information and links to the Nintendo. Switch [00:00:30] OED, turn on your old switch and keep it nearby. Your old Nintendo switch is called the source system. You will need it to start the transfer box, your Nintendo OED system and turn it on. Also select the country. Connect to wifi. Get it started. Your new Nintendo switch. OED is called the target console on your old Nintendo switch. Go to system settings, then users then select transfer your user [00:01:00] data. There will be some prompts you need to click through click next and then next again.
Speaker 1: And then you'll come upon an option to select the source console, select your source console. Then you'll be asked which user will be transferred. Select the user you wanna transfer and press a. The next screen tells you what is about to be transferred to your new switch. Click continue. You'll now see that your source console is searching for the target console. Now [00:01:30] move to your target system. The new Nintendo switch OED. You want to transfer all your data too. You will see a screen that says a new user will be added to the console. Click next on the next screen, select import data from another console answer whether or not you still have the console, then answer. If you want to keep using your previous console, if you click, yes, you'll be prompted to link your Nintendo account to the new console. In my case, I wanna sell my old switch console.
Speaker 1: So I'm gonna choose no. Then [00:02:00] on the next screen, click next and then click transfer during the transfer. It might tell you to update your console, follow the steps to update your console. After the update, it might take you back to the ad user's page. So you might have to start over and follow the steps again. If it does, when you first start up your switch, you might wanna update it then so that you don't have to go through this process during the transfer. Make sure your switch is connected to AC power. The switch will not do the transfer unless you're connected to power. As I learn while shooting this video [00:02:30] next click on the sign in button and sign into your Nintendo account with either your email address or user ID. Your Nintendo account is different from your Nintendo switch online account, which we'll get into later in this video, once you're signed in select next follow the prompts to confirm your console and original model.
Speaker 1: Now go back to your source system, which is your old Nintendo switch and select transfer, which will now be displayed on the screen. The transfer process will begin and all you have to do is [00:03:00] sit back and wait for it to end or go do something positive with your life. You have time do it. Once the transfer is done, press and on your own Nintendo switch, then grab your new Nintendo switch OED and press N. And boom. Your transfer is complete. Your Nintendo use user profile and game save data is now on your new ed switch. You could repeat this transfer method for each user account on your old switch until your new switch and your old one are both identical. [00:03:30] You will have to go to the Nintendo E shop to redownload your games, to do that. Open the Nintendo E shop then slow like your icon in the top right hand corner and go down to redownload games.
Speaker 1: Your games will redownload to the console. Then once you start 'em, you might have to update them in the switch. When you first go to play a game with a cartridge, you might be prompted to update the game data, which might take a few minutes. Now, if you pay for a Nintendo online [00:04:00] account, which is $20 a year and $35 a year for a family membership, you could transfer your files using the cloud and keep your old Nintendo switch and service and be able to play all your games on both consoles simultaneously. And you can install a micro SD card to expand your storage and share game files between the two call on souls. Let me know in the comments, if you think I should make a video about how to use your Nintendo switch online account, to move all your files and to highlight all the perks that that membership has to offer. [00:04:30] If you like this video gives a thumbs up, subscribe to how to do it all for more, how to videos and make sure to check out our description with links and more information to the Nintendo switch OED. It is always thanks for watching how to do it all.