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Check out this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide to learn about the mailbox. Learn the mail time, when mail arrives, how to move mailbox, mail items, and more!!!

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When Does Mail Arrive?

Mail Arrives The Next Day

Mail 1

Mail arrives on the day after it is sent. Items from villagers like Daisy Mae or Gulliver also don't arrive until the following day, so be careful!

Letters From Friends Arrive Instantly

Letters sent by your friends will arrive instantly. If they haven't arrived, try stepping inside of a house and reload briefly.

How To Move Your Mailbox

Unlock After Paying Off Your 3rd Loan


↑ Tom Nook congratulating you on paying off your loan and telling you can now use the customization feature

When you pay off your 3rd loan (348,000 bells), you'll become able to move the mailbox at will! Consider your island layout careful and place the box wherever you wish!

How To Pay Back Loans Efficiently

Pick Up With The Y Button

Pick Up

In order to move your mailbox, stand in front of it and press Y just like you would with any other item. You can place it by accessing your inventory. There are no limits to how many times you can pick up and place it, so feel free to move it around a lot!

Mailbox Limits & Deleting Mail

Maximum 300 Letters

300 Letters

You can store up to 300 letters in your mailbox! Once you've reached this limit, your oldest letters will start being deleted, so be careful!

Mail With Presents Is Prioritized

Mail 1

If you've exceeded the maximum of 300, don't worry. Letters which have a present attached to them will be prioritzed and saved! In other words, letters without presents will be deleted first! Still, we recommend you manage your mailbox and keep it organized!

Favorited Letters Won't Be Deleted

Mail 1

You can register a letter as a favorite by pressing the X button. No matter how old the letter is, it won't be deleted. You can use this to hold on to letters from your favorite villagers.

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YOU SOLD IT Ok,ok,ok, calm down. its alright try to customise it and then it might appear. you never know!

Anonymous 5

You sold. Your mailbox???

IDK just check the catalog mate

Anonymous 4

I accident sold my mailbox and now I need a new one!
Can anyone help?

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5am Also if you want to visit my island play at stopsley park with local play you might get to my island!

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