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Transfer Worlds from Wii U to Nintendo Switch

You can move your saved world files from Minecraft on the Nintendo Wii U to Minecraft on the Nintendo Switch.  

  1. Turn on both your Wii U and your Switch and launch Minecraft. They will both need to be on for the transfer.  
    Tip: The easiest way to do this is to have the Wii U connected to the TV and the Switch in handheld mode. 
  2. Play Game on the Wii U, then on the main menu of the Wii U edition of Minecraft, press Play Game. 
  3. Connect to Nintendo Network; you must be online.   
  4. Highlight the desired save file, then hover over the save file you wish to transfer. 
  5. Access Save Options and select Transfer save to Nintendo Switch. Press X to access Save Options. 
  6. Confirm save file transfer and then Press the OK button. 
  7. Wait for the Switch to accept the transfer. Once completed, press Play Game on your Nintendo Switch, then on the main menu on the Switch, press Play Game.  
  8. Connect to Nintendo Network; you must be online.  
  9. On the Load tab, press Y to select Transfer save from Wii U.   
  10. Confirm save file transfer and press OK. 
  11. When a connection with the Wii U is established and the transfer is complete on the Wii U and on the Switch, confirm the transfer for both.  
  12. Access the Load tab and load the transferred save file. On the Load tab, where you normally load your worlds, you should see the newly transferred save file. Select it and enter the world. 
     
    Enjoy the world on your Switch! 

Last Updated - 2021-06-03 22:42:28 UTC

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