Fix Nintendo 3DS Error Code 005-4240 when accessing eShop

2 ways to solve Nintendo 3DS Error Code 005-4240 when failing to access eShop.

Nintendo 3DS Error Code 005-4240

Do you encounter an unexpected error code on Nintendo 3DS Family? Multiple users are reporting to find a message when accessing eShop – “An error has occurred. Please try again later”. The error code is 005-4240.

Commonly, this error code appears because of temporary server outage with Nintendo eShop for a specific region. When the service is restored the issue is automatically solved and you get relief from the nagging message. Furthermore, sometimes, poor network and bug or corruption might also be reasons for the gaming console issue.

Nintendo 3DS Error Code 005-4240

Here is how to Fix Nintendo 3DS Error Code 005-4240 –

1] Check service status

Whenever problematic technical faults occur with the server Nintendo switches it to maintenance mode. As a result, the operating of the service for the gaming console becomes inactive making you unable to reach eShop during this period. Therefore, first of all, check whether outage is not going when the error code appears –

  1. Click the – Nintendo network status
  2. See if the service is up and running in your region.
  3. In case the service is down the best option is to wait for some time patiently. Once the server is normally working return to the HOME Menu, and then restart the Nintendo eShop.

2] Ask for Nintendo support

Nintendo support is very prompt and the professions there are ready to reply and solve any issue. If you see Nintendo 3DS Error Code 005-4240 the message is – “If your problem persists please contact your local customer support center. Check the operations manual or visit“. Therefore, go to the link and choose the correct region and topic, and then a chat box will appear. Write your problem to get information and resolution. Support by calling is also available and the phone number of the Nintendo service center is 0774-28-3133. You can use the calling to get your issue easily solved.

Methods list
1] Check service status
2] Ask for Nintendo support

That’s all!!

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