1. gengardenne

    OP gengardenne GBAtemp Fan
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    Excuse me if maybe this question was already posted on this forum multiple times by other users,but I'm here to asking something about link btw N account and an user profile.
    Basically some time ago when I created my Nintendo account I placed a date of birthday without giving that much attention;unfortunately for me I needed to change the date but how you know this field is not editable by an user and they don't take attention to these type of problem.
    Now although I know from firmware 6.0 a Nintendo switch account can't more be unlinked from an user profile associated to it my question is: Will I lose all my digital purchases on all the profiles on the same console if I delete it(the account not the profile)?Basically I need to link a second time one user profile of the console to a new account with the correct date of birth.
    I had this problem some months ago but lately is giving me too much problems with other applications who want the date of birth is the same on both account and so to not risk deleting important files I didn't do nothing.

    What should I do at this point?Online play is not a problem for me,I can pay a secondd time the same service but I need to link to this user profile who has an existing link with the actual account and not a new one.Thank you in advance
     
  2. CMDreamer

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    All content associated with that account will be unaccessible. If all profiles on that console are dependant upon the same account no profile will be able to access the content. That's how I understand it, but I might be wrong.
     
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  3. gengardenne

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    OK got it and thank you for the clarification.
    At this point my question is: Nintendo cover some type of transfer data from one account to another one?Maybe giving them some specific data as password,etc...

    Basically what I'm asking for is if there's a method to place the games I purchased online from the actual account to another so I can save all my games and then delete the account I'm having problems with
     
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    You can't "share" the content between accounts. When doing a system transfer, the new console will, in the end, have the same account (i.e. the same NNID), and it will be untied from the old system (content will not be accessible on it anymore), so you must not create a new one on the new system as it will be overwritten by the system transfer process.
     
  5. gengardenne

    OP gengardenne GBAtemp Fan
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    So I don't have choice in my situation...I knew it but to be sure I though was a good idea to be more conscious possible about what I could have done.
    At his point,as mentioned before,my only solution would be create a new user account and use it for the future...
     
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