Swapnote (also known as Nintendo Letter box or Nintendo Postbox) is a free download from the Nintendo eShop, released on December 22, 2011. Swapnote allows Nintendo 3DS users to send notes to friends on SpotPass or StreetPass. Users can unlock rewards for sending messages. This is also the first mode of chat for the Nintendo 3DS.
Nikki's automatic messages
By continue using Swapnote, the user will receive automatic messages sent by the mascot of the service, a Mii named Nikki.
- By sending three messages, the user will unlock the option of sending photos.
- By sending four messages, the user will unlock the option to use 3D pop-out text.
- By sending five messages, the user will unlock the option to choose six new backgrounds for the messages.
- By sending six messages, the user will unlock the option to send audio files messages.
Predecessor: Nintendo DS
RevisionsNintendo 3DS XL - Nintendo 2DS - Nintendo 3DS Family
Other HardwareSD Card - Game cartridge
SoftwareNintendo Network - Miiverse - Nintendo eShop - Swapnote (Nintendo Letter Box - Nintendo Postbox) - Nintendo Video - Nintendo Zone - Puzzle Swap - StreetPass Mii Plaza - StreetPass - SpotPass - Virtual Console
GamesPilotwings Resort - Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U - Tomodachi Life - Mario Kart 7