Questions tagged [nintendo-switch]

The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid home and portable console by Nintendo. Use this tag for questions about Nintendo Switch hardware and software or game features unique to the Nintendo Switch.

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How to disable Quick Chat in among us on the nintendo switch?

It looks like the Switch version of among us ahd an update that enabled quick chat; a mode that lets you select preset phrases to chat. However, I've attached a usb keyboard to my switch, so I can ...
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How to Show Attack Descriptions in Steven Universe: Unleash the Light for Nintendo Switch?

I've been playing Steven Universe: Unleash the Light for Nintendo Switch, and am having an issue making the attack descriptions show up consistently when selecting attacks. As a result, there I'm ...
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For what functionality a Nintendo online account is required on the Switch?

I don't necessarily find the process of signing in (to online accounts) on gaming consoles as convenient — it takes a while to create the account, type in your secure ≥16-character password and multi-...
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How do you turn on your Mic on Fortnite for Nintendo Switch?

I have only just started playing Fortnite on my Nintendo Switch which I also only just got. I know already that it is possible to talk on Fortnite - Nintendo Switch but I don't know how!! Hope someone ...
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Very strange minecraft death

Im on nintendo switch and I was playing minecraft with my brother (crossplay), mining in a cave. I clicked the home button to pause the game. We're not playing on realms so my brother was kicked from ...
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What is the “camera looking object” and two rectangular objects on my Nintendo Switch?

What is the little camera looking thing at the bottom left of my Nintendo Switch's screen? What about the two little rectangles that are also located at the bottom left and right?
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If you buy a dlc amiibo in super smash bros (nintendo switch) will the amiibo purchase the dlc character

This confuses me a lot because I'm planning to buy and amiibo, but I'm wondering if that would give me the character also. Do I have to buy the dlc to use the amiibo character or does buying the ...
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What is the name of this Nintendo Switch accessory?

This accessory is included with every Nintendo Switch that ships. But we never know what to call it. Usually in our household we'll be like "can you pass me the grip thingy that the controllers ...
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How do I opt out of this ubisoft connect thing?

I got Immortals Fenyx Rising after hearing it was similar to Breath of the Wild, because I've been craving more BotW but have run out of BotW. But every time I try to start the game, it pops up a ...
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Help with basics of Nintendo switch system

I am 67 year old man who just retired. I bought a Nintendo Switch system to help occupy my time. I can’t get through the very first stage although I bought the help book showing all the necessary ...
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Which titles are included in Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection looks like a pretty comprehensive collection, but what I can't seem to find is a list of the Street Fighter titles it includes. I read that the lineup may ...
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How to make Nintendo Switch work with any USB-LAN Adapter with the AX88179 chipset?

DISCLAIMER I don't know if this is the right community, if not please move it to the right. I am not an expert, but I will give my best to provide necessary information. I am just curious whats going ...
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How do I change my skin in Bedrock?

So its tells me to go to different websites and it still doesn't let me change my skin i'm on Bedrock Minecraft and on Nintendo Switch but this happens and i'm also new to Minecraft can anyone help me?...
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Can custom 3D models be imported into FUZE4?

I have just discovered there is a Nintendo Switch title that is a game development platform, called FUZE4. It serves as an introduction to programming for young or inexperienced people who want to ...
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Access Multiple Family Group Users on 2nd Switch

Our family just got a second switch so that two people can play different games at the same time. We have a family group Nintendo account, but when we logged into our account on the new switch it only ...
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Can you play two different physical games at the same time with one Nintendo switch account?

Say Steve owns a Nintendo switch A and also owns a Nintendo switch B. (One of the other or both machines might be a lite, I don't think it matters.) Steve owns the physical cartridge of game G and ...
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If you buy a physical Switch title, is it region-locked? [duplicate]

If I buy a physical copy of a Nintendo Switch game, will I only be able to play it in the language/locale of that physical copy? Or does owning that copy grant me the ability to play it in ALL ...
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How to escape other player's katamari?

Nintendo Switch port of Katamari Damacy contains a local 2 players (competitive) mini-game. In this mode each player uses only one joycon controller to move their katamari ball, and it is possible to ...
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Nintendo Account ban affects a Nintendo Network ID registered before?

Ok so, I have my Switch hacked, and I guess someday it could activate its wifi connection and provocate Nintendo Account ban, but the question is, idk if I have linked my NNID to my Nintendo Account ...
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How do you get mods for Breath of the Wild

Ok, so I beat Breath of the Wild. I've seen epic mods for the game, but I want to know how you can get mods for the game. If it matters, I play on the Nintendo Switch and I have both DLC. I did a ...
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What are the stats or strengths and weaknesses of Mario, Luigi, and Toad?

In New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe for Nintendo Switch, what are each character's stats, or, what are the differences between Mario, Luigi and Toad? For example, it's often common to Mario games that ...
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Aiming and camera glitch when enabling motion controls in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

So this started happening on my daughter's Switch Lite when she went back to BotW yesterday: When you play the game with "Aim with motion controls" enabled, they work until you hold ZR to ...
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Nintendo Switch clock speed on USB power

Presumably to conserve battery life, the Nintendo Switch operates at higher GPU and memory clock speeds in docked mode than it does in handheld mode. What about if the Switch is not connected to the ...
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How do I get an older version of Minecraft Bedrock Edition?

I’m playing Minecraft Bedrock Edition on a Nintendo Switch. I want to get an older version of Bedrock Edition on my device. I’ve seen answers for the Java Edition of Minecraft, but not Bedrock Edition....
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Game owner and Resident Representative is moving to their own Switch, what's left behind?

My situation is best described by a short timeline: Me living together with girlfriend, I have a Switch, she also has an account on it, and that is her primary Switch. She buys ACNH on her account. ...
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Help with transferring data between Micro SD cards for Nintendo Switch

I have a Nintendo Switch, a Micro SDHC 32GB with save files on it, and a Micro SDXC 64GB that I'd like to transfer the files to. As per this Nintendo FAQ, both cards are Switch-compatible. I have ...
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How can I get a wireless 'Afterglow' Switch controller to work on PC?

I tried plugging it in on multiple usb ports, but it simply won't detect any imput, the "pairing" light on the bottom of the controller keeps flashing as if to indicate that it's waiting for ...
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Are there hardware limitations that prevents the Switch from streaming with just an app?

It baffles me that no version of the Nintendo Switch has built-in streaming capabilities, yet. You still need a capture card and computer. If our iPhones can do live vlogs, why can't the larger Switch ...
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How to set a new baseline heart rate?

When first starting the adventure mode, it takes several base readings of your body. One of which, it seems, is the heart rate that it later bases calorie calculations and post-course heartrate ...
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Controllers required for split screen Team Sonic Racing on Switch

If I want to play two player Team Sonic Racing in split screen mode (on Nintendo Switch) can one player use the left controller and the other use the right controller, or do we need to buy another ...
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Is there a 2 GB limit per game on the Switch?

On the weekend I heard, after having some inexplicable space problems, that Minecraft can only take up to 2 GB space on Nintendo Switch. But it says only 1 GB in System Settings and I wasn't able to ...
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Can I transfer my Nintendo Switch Account to a new owner?

I am selling my Nintendo Switch soon. I see that I can change my email on my account. I know that digital games brought through my switch account is linked to my account and my device. However, I am ...
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Does my save data carry over if I switch from card to download? [duplicate]

I bought Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on day one and I got the physical release, meaning I have the game card. So whenever I want to play the game, I need to insert the game card first. Now I want to ...
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Can I adjust the aspect ratio on a Nintendo Switch to display on a 4:3 monitor?

I have a Nintendo Switch, connected to 4:3 LCD computer monitor (GNR TS702) via a DVI-D input and a cable. The picture displays fine, and fills the whole screen at 1280 x 1024, which I imagine means ...
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How do I connect a second controller to Minecraft Dungeons?

I have Minecraft Dungeons for Nintendo Switch, and I'm trying to add my second joy-con on Switch for local co-op. The console recognizes both as connected, and other local multiplayer games like ...
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How does a Joy-Con know what color it is?

When signing in to a Nintendo Switch using Joy Cons, the screen will always show the color for them. But, how does it know? In terms of parts, all Joy-Cons seem just about interchangeable? More ...
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customized left joy con wont turn on :(

So I've been having trouble with my left switch joy con. I wanted purple shells. After that first attempt at changing it I tested everything and the only problem was the joy stick wasn't working (I ...
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How can 2 players play coop on Nintendo Switch Lite with only 1 external pro controller?

I have a Nintendo Switch Lite and a USB pro controller. I want to play coop, with one player using the built in controls and another using the Pro controller plugged in through the USB port. However, ...
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Second Nintendo Switch, share games and local play?

I now have 2 switch consoles, one permanently docked and the new one potentially for travel but mainly at home in a different room. I buy most of my games digitally. I primarily want to play local ...
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Uploading Minecraft PC Bedrock world to Realms for playing on Nintendo Switch

My son previously played minecraft on PC with the bedrock edition. He now has a Nintendo Switch and is playing on that. I have created both a Nintendo Account and a Microsoft Account for him, as ...
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Console linking for Overwatch

I recently bought Overwatch for Nintendo Switch but I have a ton of progress on PS4 too. I have linked my respective consoles on battlenet but it doesnt seem to have any effect. Is there a way of ...
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Can you play online with a game bought on a none online subscription account in switch?

I currently have two accounts on my switch each connected to the Japan and US e-store. The US account has the nintendo online subscription, but the japanese one doesn't. If I was to buy a game in the ...
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Is the /fill command usable for switch version?

I tried to use it on minecraft Switch version and even used newest version of said command. (1.13+) I couldn't tell if I was doing something wrong or not...
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How do I record a Nintendo Switch longer than 30 seconds and without a capture card?

I don't have a capture card, and I want to know how to make videos longer than 30 seconds on the Nintendo Switch.
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Nintendo Switch Sharing

If I were to buy a game and play it on my friends switch (since I do not have a switch anymore but am trying to buy one again), is it possible to transfer that save data from my friends switch to my ...
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If I buy Joker for Smash , can my other acc on the Switch use it?

My brother and I have our eyes on getting Joker for smash bros on the switch. But we don’t want to buy it twice. So if I buy it on my account, can my brothers account use it as well (if both accounts ...
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Why does the Nintendo Switch only work with USB-LAN Adapters with the AX88179 chipset?

I consider myself to have decent knowledge of networking fundamentals, but I have no clue what the role of chipsets in LAN Adapters is. I can see that they probably run a small process that converts ...
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If you’re in a different country from your eshop, in which time zone will games come out?

I am waiting for animal crossing new horizons to come out, my e-shop is British but I am currently in France, and I don’t know which time zone I should be looking at? Because in France it will come ...
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My dog is missing

I was playing Skyrim on my Nintendo Switch, and I was in Fort Dawnguard. I was about to go up one of the staircases, but I put my Switch down for a second and accidentally shot my stray dog with the ...
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Is it possible to transfer minecraft worlds across devices?

I have many worlds on the xbox edition of Minecraft but I recently bought the Switch version for portability. Is there anyway I can trasnfer over m