How to Enable Passkeys for Your Nintendo Account

How to Enable Passkeys for Your Nintendo Account

Enabling a passkey for your Nintendo account can provide an additional layer of security. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to do it.

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by Kevin Acher

Co-Founder & CMO
25 Oct 2023

Download Passkeys App

  • Before you can set up a passkey for your Nintendo account, you'll need to download the Passkeys App from the Apple App Store on your device. You can also click the button below to download it Download on the App Store.

    iOS Apple App Badge Download on App Store


Linking to Your Nintendo Account

  • To link your Passkeys App to your Nintendo Account, follow these steps:

    1. Open the Nintendo app on your device
    2. Tap the Sign In button
    3. Then, tap the Continue button

    Linking to Your Nintendo Account

Locate the Passkey Option

  • In the Nintendo app, locate the Passkey option by following these steps:

    1. Tap the Menu button at the upper-right corner of the screen
    2. Then, tap the Passkey button to continue

    Locate the Passkey Option

Security Settings

  • Under the Passkey section, tap the Edit button, and then tap the Register New Passkey button.

    Security Settings

Verify Identity

  • To create a new passkey, you'll need to verify your identity. Follow these steps:

    1. Enter your Nintendo Account password, and tap OK to proceed
    2. Then, tap the Register Passkey button

    Verify Identity

Save Passkey

  • Tap the Continue button to save your passkey from Nintendo App in the Passkeys App

    Save Passkey

Signing in with passkeys

  • Now that you've set up your passkey, you can use it to log in to your Nintendo account using the recently stored passkey.

    Signing in with passkeys


  • You have successfully set up your passkey for your Nintendo account. From now on, you will need to use the Passkeys App when you would like to log in to your Nintendo account.

You're all set! You've enabled passkeys for your Nintendo account. To learn more, visit the Nintendo support page. Stay safe!

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