How to Delete Save Data Backups


Once Save Data Backups are deleted from the server, they cannot be downloaded to a Nintendo Switch console.

Additional Information:

  • Save data backups can be deleted from the game's software menu or from within System Settings.

  • Deleting a save data backup will not impact the existing save data on the console.

Complete These Steps:

  • To delete a backup from the software menu:

  1. Open the game's software menu by highlighting the game on the Home Menu and pressing the “+” or “-“ Button on the Joy-Con.

  2. Select "Save Data Cloud Backup."

  3. Select the desired user, then select "Delete Backup Save Data" twice.

  • To download a backup from within System Settings:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select "System Settings" > "Data Management" > "Save Data Cloud Backup."

  2. Select the desired user, then choose the backup file you wish to delete.

  3. Select “Delete Backup Save Data” twice.