If you’re unable to connect your Nintendo Switch console to a wired or wireless network and run into the error code 2110-3127, you’re not alone. Recently, we’ve seen lots of players experiencing the very same issue. The good news is that you’ve come to the right place. After reading this article, you should be able to resolve this issue on your own quickly & easily!
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What is Error Code: 2110-3127
According to Nintendo, the error code: 2110-3127 suggests a potential issue related to the DNS being used on your Nintendo Switch console. You may encounter this error code when you entered an incorrect DNS into the console’s Internet settings. Sometimes this error may also be the result of an issue with the ISP or DNS service you’re using.
Try these fixes
Here’s a list of fixes that have resolved this problem for other Nintendo Switch players. You don’t have to try them all. Just work your way through the list until you find the one that does the trick for you.
- Restart your Nintendo Switch console and try again
- Check the DNS settings on your console
- Power cycle your home network
- Avoid wireless interference
- Update your router’s firmware
Restart your Nintendo Switch console and try again
Before trying anything more complicated, restart your Nintendo Switch console first. In most cases, the error would disappear after a fresh restart. To restart your console, follow the steps below:
- Hold the POWER Botton no the top (next to the Volume – button) for 3 seconds, then select Power Options > Restart.
- After the console is turned back on, try connecting to your home network again.
See if you can connect your console to your home network. If this issue persists, don’t worry. Just read on and try the next fix, below.
Check the DNS settings on your console
As we mentioned above, this error code indicates a potential issue related to the DNS being used. If this issue reappears after you restarted your console, follow the steps below to check the DNS settings on your console:
- From the HOME Menu of your Nintendo Switch console, select System Settings.
- In System Settings, go to Internet > Internet Settings.
- Select the network you’ve registered and then select Change Settings to review the DNS settings.
If its DNS settings is set to Manually, but is not required for your network, change it to Automatic. See if you can connect your console to your network after setting the DNS settings to Automatic.
If its DNS settings was set to Automatic but your console still failed to connect to the Internet, it may suggest that there is something wrong with the DNS service from your ISP. In this case, try manually entering an alternate DNS.
To enter an alternate DNS:
- From the HOME Menu of your console, go to System Settings > Internet > Internet Settings.
- Select the network you’ve registered and then select Change Settings.
- Select DNS Settings, then select Mannual.
- You can use the public DNS provided by Google. To do so, just enter 188.8.131.52 as the Primary DNS and 184.108.40.206 as the Secondary DNS.
- Tap the Save button on the right to apply the changes.
See if you resolved this issue after using the DNS provided by Google. If the DNS provided by Google failed to fix this issue, you can also try using SmartDNS on your Nintendo Switch.
Normally, after you changed to a proper DNS service, the error code would disappear.
Power cycle your home network
If you didn’t reboot your home network for a long time, you may also try to power cycle your network devices like modem and wireless router, since a glitch with your network devices may also lead to network issues. By rebooting your network, your Internet connection may be back to normal.
Just follow the instructions below to power cycle your network devices:
- Unplug your modem (and your wireless router, if it’s a separate device) from power for 60 seconds.
- Plug in your modem and wireless router again and wait until the indicator lights are back to its normal state.
- Try connecting your console to your wireless router.
See if the error code: 2110-3127 reappears. If this issue persists, try the next fix, below.
Avoid wireless interference
A poor wireless network environment would also trigger connectivity issues on your console. If your console is using a wireless connection, you can follow the instructions below to improve your wireless network environment:
- To improve the Wi-Fi signal strength, remove your console from the Nintendo Switch dock, and place it within 3 to 5 meter (10 to 15 feet) of your wireless router.
- Move any electronic devices and metal objects away from your console and wireless router, as they may interfere with wireless signals.
- If your wirelese router supports both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz frequency bands, try connecting your console to the 5Ghz band.
See if this issue persists. If you still receive the error message, try the next fix, below.
Update your router’s firmware
If you’re still unable to connect your console to your wireless router, you may need to check your router. To continue troubleshooting potential issues related to your router, try performing the following steps:
- Update the router’s firmware
- Reset the router back to its factory default settings
Hopefully, one of the fixes above helped you fix Nintendo Switch Error Code: 2110-3127. If you have any suggestions or questions on this issue, you’re more than welcome to leave us a comment below. Thanks for reading!