Cannot link NNID to 3DS

Discussion in '3DS - Homebrew Development and Emulators' started by Catsinabucket, Jan 18, 2017.

  1. Catsinabucket
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    So in the past few months I've installed A9LH onto three 3DS consoles, which involved a couple of system transfers (since two of the consoles were done with the DSiware Downgrade).

    At some point along the line, presumably a badly timed NAND backup/restore, I've done something to make my NNID unable to link to my new 3DS.

    The error message I am getting says that the NNID is already linked to another system, however none of my 3DS consoles have a NNID linked (and I do not own a Wii U to link it to).

    I have had this problem in the past which I contacted Nintendo about and they sorted out, however this time I've contacted them twice in a month and it hasn't been resolved. I used a secondary NNID for my DSiWare titles, so nothing has changed with the NNID since the last time they helped in terms of games purchased.

    Looong rambling aside :P Is there any way that this can be resolved other through relying on Nintendo to sort it out? Thanks! :)
     
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    All i know is a system transfer transfers the nnid server side, so restoring the original doesnt fix a thing.
     
  3. Lacius

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    Try to login with your NNID on your other systems. The one that's successful is the one Nintendo's servers think the NNID is assigned, probably due to a system transfer. After that, you can system transfer it back over.
     
  4. Catsinabucket
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    Darn xD Yeah my other two consoles have since been formatted, and since it's been so long in between all the transfers and A9LH installs I've lost track as to what was restored when. At the moment it looks like I'll have to call them rather than email them

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    I'll have a try of that tonight! :)
     
  5. Catsinabucket
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    Aaaaand just a few hours after making this thread, Nintendo have emailed me to say they have unlinked my NNID for me...what timing :')
     
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