How to Increase Inventory Space | Pocket Upgrades | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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This is a guide on how to get more inventory space in the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) for the Nintendo Switch. Learn how to add more slots to your pockets with the Pocket Organization Guide, and organize and store your items.

How to Increase Inventory Space

Buy the Pocket Organization Guide

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When you want to simply increase your inventory space permanently, you can spend 5,000 Miles to purchase the Item Pocket Organization Guide from the Nook Stop in Resident Services. This increases your inventory permanently by 10 spaces.

Upgrade with Ultimate Pocket Stuffing

Later in the game, another pocket upgrade called Ultimate Pocket Stuffing will be available for 8,000 Miles. This might take some saving up, so be sure to get your Miles ready when you want to purchase this item.

What to Spend Nook Miles on First

Upgrade Your House

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Along with the latest Winter Update, Nintendo added in feature where player could increase their inventory space by twice its size!

To unlock more inventory space, you'll first have to finish off the last of your loans from Tom Nook. Once that's complete, visit Resident Services and Tom Nook will start up some dialogue about inventory space.

Head on over to his side of the counter and select About my home... and Expand my inventory. Tom Nook will then grant you additionally inventory space for the small fee of 500,000 Bells. Be sure to

How to Get Bells Fast

How to Keep your Inventory Clean

Upgrade Your Tent to a House to Unlock Storage

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The easiest way to keep your inventory organized is to store them in your house. If you're still living in a Tent, this feature will not be unlocked yet, so be sure to upgrade your tent to a House as soon as possible to start storing items.

How to Use the Storage

Leave Items Outside

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In New Horizons, you can leave your Furniture outside of your house. This is good for keeping your inventory space down, and if you place them with an eye for style, onlookers might see them as a nice touch.

Considering Selling Items

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If you're all full of items, you can sell these in Nook's Cranny when it has been unlocked, or at Resident Services before unlocking Nook's Cranny. Selling Items, especially expensive goods like Furniture, can help pay back your initial loans.

How to Get Bells (Money) Fast

Bury Items in the Ground

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As a last resort, it's possible to bury items underground. If it's a rare item you don't want to sell, and can't store in your house for some reason, seal your items in the heart of the earth. They won't disappear, but be sure to remember where they are if you want these items to see the light of day again.

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