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How to Create Nintendo Accounts for Children

Playing game is such a fun way to killing time no matter what you are, adult or child. Apparently, this is what Nintendo understand about when they finally introduce a Nintendo Account for children. Just like an adult, a child also needs some fun way to enjoy the time. With the release of Nintendo Switch on March the third, it would be an attractive console not only for adult but children as well. If you have kids who are also excited with the new Nintendo Switch, you may need to consider creating Nintendo Accounts for them. Yes, you can now create a Nintendo Account for Children even if they are under the age of 13. Creating a Nintendo Account for your kids will give them a chance to feel happy when they earn and redeem My Nintendo points on their accounts. And here is the tutorial about how to create Nintendo Accounts for children.

Creating a Nintendo Account for children

If you are planning to create Nintendo Accounts for your children, firstly you need to create a Nintendo Account for yourself. It is because a Nintendo Account for children under 13 years old must be added to their parent’s account. Nintendo allows a parent to manage up to 5 Nintendo Accounts for children. If you already have one, then you can continue to the steps below about how to create Nintendo Accounts for children:

  1. Firstly, log into your own Nintendo Account if you want to create Nintendo Accounts for your children.
  2. Click on ‘Child account,’ and then select ‘Create an account for a child.’
  3. Fill in the required information to complete the account creation. You can create maximum five accounts for your children.
  4. Share your User ID and password with your children to allow them to use the accounts.

Although your kids have their own Nintendo Accounts, you still have the control to manage their accounts. If any of your children make a purchase on a Nintendo system, the Nintendo website or via a Nintendo app using their account, you will receive a notification in your email. One thing to remember that when you are creating a Nintendo Account for a child, your account is charged a one-time fee of $0.50, then you can add the other four accounts for free. After creating a Nintendo Account for your children, you can learn how to protect them while playing with Nintendo Switch to ensure that they are not accessing insufficient content for their age.