How To Fix Nintendo Switch Error 2110-3128 | NEW 2020!

We’ve been getting reports from some Nintendo Switch users that they’re getting the 2110-3128 error on their console recently. If you are one of them, this troubleshooting guide will show you how to fix this issue on your Switch.

What causes Nintendo Switch 2110-3128 error?

The Nintendo Switch 2110-3128 error usually occurs when your console fails to connect to the modem or router properly. It can also happen if the Nintendo Switch fails to connect to the internet when it can’t get an IP address on time. In some other cases, the 2110-3128 error may show up if the Switch can’t locate the router.

Slow or intermittent internet connection.

If your home wifi keeps dropping or if you have slow internet connection, your Nintendo Switch may fail to connect and instead show this error. Try running a connection speed test on your console and see how fast the download and upload speeds are. 

If your Nintendo Switch keeps disconnecting from the internet, it’s possible that your home wifi may be having intermittent connection problems.

Nintendo server issues.

Your Nintendo Switch may encounter errors if there’s an on-going server-side issues. Server problems are usually temporary and go away on their own. Try to be patient and give the system some time to see if the issue disappears.

How to fix Nintendo Switch 2110-3128 error

Below are the possible solutions that you can try to fix 2110-3128 error on Nintendo Switch.

  1. Check if there’s internet on other devices.

    The first troubleshooting step that you want to do is see if your own local network has internet connection. You can use a second device like a smartphone or computer to do that. 
    You also want to run a connection test on your Nintendo Switch. Here’s how:
    -From the Nintendo HOME Menu, select the System Settings icon.
    -Scroll down through the System Settings menu and select Internet.
    -Select Test Connection.
    -Wait for the test results.

  2. Power cycle network.

    After confirming that there’s internet connection on your devices, the next step to do is to reboot your networking equipment. Unplug the modem or router from the power outlet for 30 seconds to refresh the system.
    Afterwards, connect everything back in and see how the connection works on your Nintendo Switch.

  3. Check Nintendo Switch server status.

    If you continue to experience Nintendo Switch 2110-3128 error, the next good thing that you can do is to check for possible server issues. You can visit the official Nintendo server status page for that.

  4. Change DNS.

    In case the problem is coming from your ISP’s DNS, you can try changing the DNS on your Switch. To do that, follow these steps:
    -From the Nintendo HOME Menu, select the System Settings icon.
    -Scroll down through the System Settings menu and select Internet.
    -Open Internet Settings.
    -Select your wifi network.
    -Change DNS Settings.
    -Select DNS Settings.
    -Select Manual.
    -Enter your preferred DNS servers.
    You can use Google’s DNS: 8.8.8.8 for Primary and 8.8.4.4 for Secondary.
    If you want, you can also use other free DNS servers of your choice. Simply do a quick Google search about “free DNS servers.”

  5. Move console closer to router.

    If your Nintendo Switch is far from the router, it may not be able to maintain a good internet connection. Try to move closer to the router to see if that will fix the Nintendo Switch 2110-3128 error.

  6. Check for signal interference.

    If you rely on wifi connection on your Nintendo Switch, it’s possible that signal interference may be to blame. If you have other wireless devices at home, try to turn all of them off. Then, check how your Nintendo Switch works again by observing it for some time.5 Best Routers for Wireless Internet and Streaming

  7. Update router firmware.

    Some wifi connection issues are caused by outdated router firmware. Make sure that you keep your router’s firmware up-to-date all the time. Use the manual or documentation of your router to know how to update. 
    If you are using the router provided by your ISP, you may need to get help from them regarding this solution.

  8. Use 5Ghz.

    If your router has dual-band capability, which means that it can transmit wifi signals in both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz, consider using the latter. Most wireless devices use the default 2.4Ghz and if you have several gadgets at home, it may slow the router down. 
    Let your Nintendo Switch use the 5Ghz channel to see if that will fix the 2110-3128 error.

What to do if the error remains?

If you are positive that your home internet is working and none of the steps in this guide have helped, there are two more things that you can try.

Try again later.

One is to simply wait it out until the error disappears. Stop using your Nintendo Switch for about 24 hours and see if the problem goes away on its own.

Factory reset.

If there’s no known server outage or maintenance indicated in the official Nintendo server status page, it’s possible that the problem may be caused by an unknown software glitch. You should consider wiping your Nintendo Switch by doing a factory reset.

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