All Nintendo Switch Error Codes and How to Fix Them

Error code What does it mean How to fix it 2110-1100 The switch is unable to determine a network. Run all internet troubleshooting settings:
Make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
If that fails, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network.
If it still fails, call support as there may be additional solutions. In some cases, the switch may require repair. 2811-7001 An error occurred while using an online service like eShop. Restart the console.
Check the internet connection.
Restart network devices. 2110-2004 The switch is unable to determine a network. Go through all Internet troubleshooting settings: make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
If that fails, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network.
Update the router firmware.
If the above does not work, factory reset the router.
If it still fails, call Nintendo Support as there may be additional solutions. In some cases, the switch may require repair. 2110-2091 The LAN adapter is detected, but the switch could not establish a connection with the router or modem. Verify that the Ethernet cable is secure.
Try restarting your home network.
Use a different port on the router.
Try another Ethernet cable. 2110-2201 / 2110-2214 The router or access point alerted the switch that an incorrect password was used. Confirm the login password.
Internet connection troubleshooting: Move the switch closer to the router.
Create a wireless internet connection file.
Restart your network. 2110-1100 Unable to establish a wireless network connection. This is because the switch does not detect a network. (It can also sometimes mean, for those with a USB LAN, that the USB LAN is not configured correctly) Create a new internet connection file.
Move the switch closer to the router.
Restart the home network.
Move anything blocking the switch or router. 2110-2091 The switch cannot connect to a wired network. Check the internet connection.
Restart the switch.
Check DNS settings. 2110-2003 There are connection issues related to LAN adapter detection failure. Make sure Ethernet is connected.
Restart the home network.
Try a different router port.
Try another Ethernet cable. 2110-2004 / 2110-2220 / 2110-2201 / 2110-2214 Unable to connect to a specific wireless network. This is usually due to incorrect password usage. Make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
If that doesn’t work, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network. 2110-3127 Unable to connect to a specific wireless or wired network. Check the DNS settings and make sure they are correct. 2110-3400 Unable to connect to a specific wireless or wired network. Check web authentication permissions. 2122-2403 / 2211-0524 This is a general error, usually caused by a needed software update or connection issues. Make sure your Switch is up to date.
Check the internet connection.
Restart the console. 2811-1006 The Switch cannot connect to the Nintendo Account. Make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
If that fails, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network. 2811-5001 / 2811-1028 The Switch is unable to connect to the eShop or other online features. Make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
If that fails, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network. 2155-8006 The Switch is unable to link a new Nintendo Account to the console. This is usually caused by a DNS error or a general connection timeout. Make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
If that fails, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network. 2618-0513 The switch is unable to complete a handshake process. Try again.
Test your Internet connection.
Restart your gateway.
If that doesn’t work, try updating your gateway’s firmware.
If the above fails, contact Nintendo Support. 2160-0103 / 2306-0520 / 2618-0006 / 2618-0201 / 2618-0516 Joining an online match, starting/finishing the match creation process, or ending a failed match. This is most likely a connection problem. Restart the console.
Check the connection.
Try a manual DNS alternative.
Try restarting your home network. 2160-0202 Connection to an online service failed. This is probably a connection timeout issue. Make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
Try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network. 2155-8006 The Switch is unable to link a new Nintendo Account to the console. This is usually caused by a DNS error or a general connection timeout. Make sure nothing is blocking the switch.
Check the network password again and try again.
If that fails, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
If all steps fail, check the network settings of the home network. 2124-8006 / 2137-8006 A download cannot be completed. This is usually due to the connection timeout. Check DNS settings.
Restart the console.
Run Internet Troubleshooter: If that doesn’t work, manually enter an alternate DNS.
If the above does not work, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
Try connecting to another wireless band as the last step.
Contact Nintendo Support if problems persist. 2810-1224 Login to account or online store failed. The connection can also be a problem. Restart the console.
Check the connection signal. Then try regular activity again.
If the above fails, contact Nintendo Support. 2137-0240 Downloads cannot be completed. This is caused by an internet problem, most likely a timeout. Check the internet connection.
Troubleshoot Internet issues: Restart the home network.
Move any objects blocking the switch or router.
If possible, connect to another wireless band.
For wired connection troubleshooting: Restart the network devices.
If all of the above fails, try updating the firmware of the router. 2124-8028 Nintendo Connection failed. This is caused by poor internet speeds or wireless connection issues. Check internet speed.
Troubleshoot Internet issues: Restart the home network.
Move any objects blocking the switch or router.
If possible, connect to another wireless band. 2124-8006-2124-8007 This is an error code associated with a connection timeout or DNS error. It can also be a weak signal or a slow internet connection. Check the internet connection.
Restart the switch.
Enter a different DNS.
Run Internet Troubleshooting: Move any objects blocking the switch (if wireless).
If the above does not work, try restarting the home network or moving closer to the wireless router.
If the connection fails again, try disabling password requirements for the network.
Try connecting to another wireless band as the last step. 2160-8006-2160-8007 A connection test cannot be completed. Check the internet connection.
Make sure you are connecting to the correct network. 2618-0203 The Nintendo Switch cannot connect to an online service. This is possible due to issues with DNS. Restart the console.
Check DNS settings.
Try restarting your home network.
Manually enter an alternate DNS.
Test the Internet connection. 2142-0507 The parental control application cannot connect to the Internet. Internet is not detected, possibly due to a timeout. Restart the switch.
Check the internet connection.
Restart the home network.
Use another network.

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