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Error Code 2219-3997

This is the latest information on server maintenance and errors) in Animal Crossing New Horizons (ACNH). In addition to information on the bugs or errors currently in the game, you can also see how to solve the problems when they occur.

List of Animal Crossing: New Horizons Errors

Here are the server maintenance dates for Animal Crossing: New Horizons, listed with newest first.

To see full update details for the game, see our page on Update Patch Notes below.

How to Update and Update Patch Notes

Update 1.4.1 Server Maintenance (August 5, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule August 5, 2020
8:50 PM to 10:30 PM EST

On August 5, a server maintenance is scheduled until 10:30 PM. At this time, online services are not available. Please update your game to Ver 1.4.1 first.

Update 1.4.0 Server Maintenance (July 29, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule July 29, 2020
8:50 PM to 10:30 PM EST

From 8:50 PM, online services cannot be used due to server maintenance for the upcoming Ver 1.4.0 summer wave 2 update. Please update your game first before playing.

Update 1.3.1 Server Maintenance (July 2, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule July 2, 2020
9 PM to 10 PM EST

Server Maintenance will take place between 9 PM and 10 PM EST on July 2, 2020. To manually update your game, you can go to Home → Options → Software Update → Via the Internet and update your game to Ver. 1.3.0.

Update 1.2.1 Server Maintenance (May 21, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule May 21, 2020
9 PM to 10 PM EST

Some of the network services are undergoing server maintenance from 9 PM to 10 PM EST. At this moment you cannot use online services. Please update the game to Ver 1.2.1.

Update 1.2.0 Server Maintenance (April 22, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule April 22, 2020
1 AM to 2 AM EST

Server Maintenance was scheduled on April 22, 2020, which ended at 2 AM EST.

Ver. 1.2.0 was released, which made general updates to visiting merchants (Leif and Redd) and their stores (Garden Shop and Jolly Redd's Treasure Trawler, respectively), added seasonal events, and fixed other gaming experience issues.

Update 1.1.4 Server Maintenance (April 6, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule April 6, 2020
1 AM to 2 AM EST

Server Maintenance was scheduled on April 6, 2020, which ended at 2 AM EST.

Ver. 1.1.4 was released, which fixed the insect model issue with Flick and changed the appearance rate of some Bunny Day eggs.

Update 1.1.3 Server Maintenance (April 3, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule April 3, 2020
1 AM to 2 AM EST

Server Maintenance was scheduled on April 3, 2020, which ended at 2 AM (EST).

Ver. 1.1.3 was released which fixed the bug where balloons stopped showing up.

Update 1.1.2 Server Maintenance (April 2, 2020)

Server Maintenance Schedule April 2, 2020
1 AM to 2 AM EST

The online services of Animal Crossing New Horizons had a scheduled server maintenance on April 2, 2020. It ended at the scheduled time, 2 AM (EST).

Update 1.1.1 Server Maintenance (March 26, 2020)

On March 26, 2020, there was a connection error preventing players from playing with others online. The cause was a server maintenance from Nintendo with the purpose of releasing update 1.1.1.

What is Error Code 2219-3997?

Error Code 2219-3997 occurs when you try to use the online services of Animal Crossing New Horizons during a server maintenance.

Since you'll be unable to use online services while the server maintenance is going on, you can neither visit or invite other players.

Can You Play Animal Crossing During Server Maintenance?

You Can Play But Online Services are Not Available

Server Maintenance Announcement
During server maintenance, you can still play the game. Before a maintenance, you will be notified when it will be starting soon. You can continue to play, however, you can not use online services such as visiting or inviting players to your island, or sending gifts or mail to friends.

How to Solve ACNH Errors

A Software Update is Necessary

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Usually after a server maintenance is over, you'll have to update New Horizons to the new version.

Press the + Button on the Home Screen

With the Animal Crossing: New Horizons game selected on the Home screen, press the + button on your Switch to view the game data.

Select Software Update

Select Software Update from the left tab.

You can update your game Via the Internet or you can Match Version with Local Users.

Check Future Maintenance Schedule

You can also check Nintendo's Network Information page to view their online service status, as well as future server maintenanace.
Nintendo - Current Network Status

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2 Anonymous18 days

I'm getting a communication error when I travel. Hasn't happened before. Tried the fixes...it's not helping. Kicks people of the island in trying to get to and they lose their stuff.

1 Anonymous2 months

your one offered solution doesn't work

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