Both the Nintendo Switch and the Switch Lite rely on online services to deliver games to players. However, network issues can result in connection problems like error code 2137-7503. This is a fairly common error that will appear when the system fails to reach the Nintendo eShop. Don’t worry, you haven’t lost access to any of your purchased games or saved data. Here’s what causes Switch error code 2137-7503 and what you need to do to fix the problem.
How to fix Nintendo Switch error code 2137-7503
Error code 2137-7503 appears when your Nintendo Switch system is unable to access online services. According to Nintendo support, error code 2137-7503 is typically caused by service disruptions, server outages, or a high volume of users on the Switch network.
In other words, this code appears when the Nintendo Switch online infrastructure is malfunctioning. It’s possible that certain services are experiencing interruptions, which will occur during times of planned maintenance. However, this code could also mean that the Switch eShop or game servers are temporarily offline, either due to local outages or an influx of users on the network.
Thankfully, there’s nothing you need to do to fix error code 2137-7503. Instead, you should merely wait and try to connect again later. This error code will resolve itself once Nintendo’s online services are back in working order.
In the meantime, you can stop by the official Nintendo server status page to see what’s causing the service interruption. Nintendo eShop outages are the main cause behind error code 2137-7503 as well as codes 2137-7500, 2811-7503, 2813-0002, and perhaps several others.
Again, the only solution for Switch error code 2137-7503 is to wait for Nintendo to sort out its server problems. If the problem persists once online services are restored, you may need to troubleshoot the Switch’s Wi-Fi connection. Otherwise, don’t hesitate to reach out to Nintendo customer support.