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How do I fix Error Code 2123 on my Nintendo Switch?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

The error code 2123 is a problem with the Nintendo Switch's game card reader. This error code can happen for a variety of reasons, but the most common is that the game card is not inserted correctly, or that the game card is dirty or damaged.

If the game card is not inserted correctly, try removing it and reinserting it. Make sure that the game card is facing the correct way and is inserted all the way into the slot. If the game card is dirty or damaged, try cleaning it with a soft, dry cloth. If the problem persists, the game card may need to be replaced.

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1. Check the Nintendo Switch's game card slot for any dirt, debris, or damage

  1. Look for any dirt, debris, or damage in the Nintendo Switch game card slot.
  2. If you find any dirt, debris, or damage, clean it off with a dry cloth or vacuum cleaner.
  3. Replace the Nintendo Switch game card if the error code 2123 still appears.

2. If the game card slot is clean and free of debris, insert the game card again and make sure it is inserted correctly

-Clean the game card slot -Insert the game card -Make sure it is inserted correctly

3. If the game card still does not work, try restarting the Nintendo Switch

If the game card still does not work, try restarting the Nintendo Switch in order to fix error code 2123.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. If the problem persists, please visit Nintendo's Support website for more information.