How to Get the Nook Shopping App | ACNH - Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Switch)

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This is a guide on how to unlock the Nook Shopping app in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH). Read on to learn how to use the app, as well as what items you can order.

How to Unlock the Nook Shopping App

Buy 100 Items through Nook Shopping

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To get the Nook Shopping app on your NookPhone, you need to have ordered 100 items through Nook Shopping at the Nook Stop.

Once you have made your 100th order, a message will appear congratulating you, and rewarding you with your new app!

Only 5 Items Can be Ordered Each Day

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You can only order up to 5 items each day, so be sure to buy items as much as you can. We recommend getting K.K. Slider songs, or items you don't have yet!

If you do not want to wait, you can skip days after ordering items.
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How to Use Nook Shopping

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You can either access Nook Shopping using the Nook Stop, or its app.

Note that you can only order 5 items per day, regardless of ordering from the special goods or through your catalog.

1 Select the item to order.
2 Confirm your purchase. (You can also send it to a friend, there is no delivery fee.)
3 Receive the item the next day.

1. Select Item to Order

Browse Through Special Goods

You can browse through special goods which updates with your game progress, or events!

Nook Shopping Daily Selection.jpgEnlarge Daily Selection Browse through items, clothing, and songs that change selection each day.
Nook Shopping Posters.jpgEnlarge Posters Here you can find character posters you've unlocked through scanning their amiibo, or calling them at Photopia.
Nook Shopping Promotion.pngEnlarge Promotion These are promotional items that you can get from Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp account required.

Nook Shopping Seasonal.jpgEnlarge Seasonal Limited-time items that are available for purchase in celebration of an event.

Order From Your Catalog

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You can also view items you've collected in your catalogs such as Furniture, Clothing, and other items (wallpapers, flooring, rugs, etc.).

Note that special items, like seasonal or event-exclusive items, cannot be purchased through Nook Shopping.

2. Purchase It for Yourself or Gift to a Friend

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Confirm the item to place the order.

Alternatively, if you have made friends, you can also send the items to them as a gift. Unlike sending mail, there are no handling fees. They will receive the item whenever their mailbox refreshes.

You Cannot Use Bells From Your Savings Account

Unlike loan repayment, you cannot use your savings to order items. You need to have Bells on hand before purchasing.

3. Receive the Item in the Mail the Next Day

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Orders for yourself will arrive in the mail the next day. If you cannot wait, you can adjust the date on your system to skip a day.

Get Nook Miles!

Not only do you get a handy app for shopping, you can also get Nook Miles the more items you buy. Keep shopping!
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Shop to It
Activity Summary Miles Titles
Purchase 1 item with Nook Shopping. 300 Internet/Surfer
Purchase 20 items with Nook Shopping. 500 Connected/Reviewer
Purchase 50 items with Nook Shopping. 1000 Widely Accepted/Connector
Purchase 100 items with Nook Shopping. 2000 Disconnected/Worrywart
Purchase 200 items with Nook Shopping. 3000 Always-On/Bigwig

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