How To fix Nintendo Switch Error Code 2137-8028?

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Nintendo Switch Error Code 2137-8028

Here in this article, we are going to talk about the error code 2137-8028 with the Nintendo Switch. If you are struggling with this error then below you can find all the details related to the error which may help you with the error.

As per the official information shared by Nintendo on their help section, the error code 2137-8028 can occur because the connection time out during a download which can happen because of a slow or unstable internet connection, or if your console is not updated.

Fixes For Nintendo Switch Error Code 2137-8028

Fix 1: Check Nintendo Server Status

If you receive this error then the first thing you need to do is to check if the Nintendo servers are up or not. To check the Nintendo server status you can visit here, on the server page check if there is a notification about the Nintendo eShop maintenance or any outage with the Nintendo eShop.

Fix 2: Troubleshoot Your Network

If there is no maintenance for the Nintendo eShop but you still have the error then it may indicate issues with your internet.

  • Power off your router by disconnecting it from the power source, and keep your router powered off for around 3 to 4 minutes. Then power on the router and check if the error still appears.
  • Make sure your Nintendo Switch console is not too far from your router, if it’s then consider moving close your Nintendo Switch console to the router. 
  • Make sure there are not any metal objects or electronic devices around your Nintendo Switch console and router.
  • If your router supports both the bands 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequency bands then try switching your band. If you have set your router to the 2.4Ghz frequency band then switch to the 5Ghz band. But if your frequency band is set to 5Ghz band then switch to the 2.4Ghz band.
  • If nothing above helps you with the issue then try connecting over a different internet connection.

Fix 3: Make Sure Your Switch Console Is Updated

If you still receive the error then we will suggest you to check and make sure that you are using the latest version of the Nintendo Switch console. If not then you should consider updating your console and then check for the error.

  • Go to the Home Menu.
  • Then go to the System Settings.
  • Scroll down and choose System.
  • Then choose System Update.
  • Now wait till your console checks if there is an update available. If there is an update to be installed then your console will automatically start downloading it.

Fix 4: Contact Nintendo

If you still have the error then we will suggest you to get in touch with the Nintendo support team to report the issues. At this point, they are the ones who can help you with the error.

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