1. matt!

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    Problem:
    Try to launch a game that requires a Linked Account, you get an error and the game will not start.

    Solution:
    1. Delete the game using Switch settings (saves are kept)
    2. Reinstall the game and latest update using Tinfoil, etc
    3. Launch the newly reinstalled game, it works without Linked Account

    Verification:
    I just did this with an old, legit, pre-CFW purchase I had installed.

    Stay safe and have fun!
     
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  2. LyuboA

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    or you can just use one of the apps that allow you to link accounts offline or Tinfoil to emulate account
    and theres few other options + only some games work without linked account so you will need one at
    some point
     
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  3. matt!

    OP matt! GBAtemp Advanced Fan
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    sure, there are other thread about those other methods.

    the method this thread was easiest for me, and is less risky than the others (which may erase your saves).
     
  4. linuxares

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    Backup your saves with example Edizon.
    Link account.
    Restore saves if gone.

    Done.
     
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    Linkalho just works, won't erase anything and sure is easier than deleting games and reinstalling them
     
  6. matt!

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    I'd say that if you've deleted and reinstalled a game before then that's going to be more familiar and easier than any new software.

    But it's good to have options.
     
  7. LyuboA

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    yep but your method will Only work on some games most games need linked account
    so why even bother with deleting reinstall and what not when you can use an app and in 5sec be done once and for all
     
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    Could you mention please, which apps?
     
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    More than one month ago I made a question in its thread, and nobody answered me, I supposed it wasn't' t the real use for it haha. Thanks, bro.
     
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    I just used tinfoil to fake the account job done. No need to delete the games etc
     
  12. matt!

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    Didn't work for me in my situation.
     
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