How to Manage / Delete Game Save Data

In this article, you'll learn how to manage or delete game save data on Nintendo Switch.

Note: Game save data is stored in the console's internal memory and cannot be saved/moved to a microSD card.

Complete these steps

  1. From the HOME Menu, select System Settings

  2. Scroll down and select Data Management, then Delete Save Data

    • If prompted, enter your Parental Controls PIN. 

  3. Select the game title for which you want to delete the save data. 

  4. If available, select the User for which you want to delete the save data, or select Delete All Save Data for this Software. To confirm, select Delete Save Data

Important: Once deleted, save data cannot be recovered.