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How do I fix Nintendo error code 026-7511?

Published on April 11th, 2022

The Nintendo error code 026-7511 is a general error code that indicates there is a problem with the Nintendo Switch system. There are a variety of reasons why this error code could occur, but some of the most common include a problem with the system's internal storage, a problem with the system's power supply, or a problem with the system's HDMI output.

1. Restart the game

  1. If the game is not in the Suspend mode, power off the Wii U and wait 10 seconds.
  2. Power on the Wii U and hold the power button until the Wii U enters the Recovery mode.
  3. Select System Settings and then select Restart.
  4. Select Yes to confirm.
  5. After the Wii U restarts, select System Settings and then select System Information.
  6. Select the Repair option and then select the Restore NAND option.
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the repair.

2. Quit the game and restart it

  1. Tap the home button to return to the main menu.
  2. Tap the "Quit Game" button at the bottom-left corner of the main menu.
  3. Tap the "Restart Game" button at the bottom-right corner of the main menu.

3. Change the game's resolution

  1. Select System Settings from the Menu.
  2. Select Display from the System Settings menu.
  3. Select the Resolution option.
  4. Select the resolution you would like to use.
  5. Select the Start button to begin the resolution change process.
  6. If you experience any problems while changing the resolution, restart your Wii U console.

4. Delete the game's save data and start anew

The steps to delete the save data and start anew in order to fix Nintendo Error Code 026-7511 are as follows:

  1. From the Nintendo Switch home screen, press the left Joy-Con button to open the System Settings menu.
  2. Select "Data Management."
  3. Select "Delete Data."
  4. Select "Yes."
  5. After the data has been deleted, press the left Joy-Con button to exit the System Settings menu.
  6. Connect the Nintendo Switch to a television and launch the game.
  7. If the game fails to start, try deleting the save data again.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Check for updates for the game and install them.
  2. Contact Nintendo customer support.