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 much space is required for Kingdom Hearts Cloud Version?

Even though Kingdom Hearts Cloud needs online access or network, how much space is needed to play on the Switch?
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How to put add-ons on Minecraft for Nintendo Switch?

How can I add an add-on, or hack my Minecraft on Nintendo Switch lite? Can anyone help me?
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Why is analog stick drift so associated with the Nintendo Switch's Joycons? [closed]

AFAIK, analog stick drift has been reported in every analog stick controller I'm familiar with, apparently fixable by painstakingly scraping out dust and gunk. However, the issue seems to be most ...
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Speed of MicroSDXC Card for Nintendo Switch

I want to extend the storage available on my Switch (OLED) with a MicroSDXC card. The officially licensed ones have the following specs: Sequential Read Performance Up to 100MB/s Sequential Write ...
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Speaking with Silence shot by arrow glitch

I got to the cutscene where Karliah shoot me with the arrow and they talk but now I'm stuck, looking at Karliah, and Mercer won't move up. I've tried waiting like 18 days (seriously) still just ...
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Do strawberries in Celeste Classic (Pico-8) count toward the level strawberries?

There's several strawberries that can be collected in the hidden mini-game Celeste Classic on the Pico-8 terminal. Does collecting all of them count toward the level strawberry count? Or is the mini-...
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Having issue when playing Smash Ultimate in dock

I would be playing Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the dock and during gameplay the TV screen goes like a greyish black color like it disconnected BUT the music is still playing and going to the home ...
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Play Movies (mp4 files) on Nintendo Switch

I heard that I can't just put files onto the SD card, because it won't play. How can I watch movies (mp4 files like from my camcorder) on the switch? Please don't suggest moviesanywhere.com since I ...
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How to transfer Minecraft worlds from/to a Switch for free?

I'd like to transfer MCBE worlds to and from my Nintendo Switch. I know that one way to do it is using a Realm, as detailed in this other question, but I would like to do it for free, and sticking ...
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Skyward Sword HD - Stuck without song for the harp

I have recently resumed Skyward Sword on Nintendo Switch and lost my trail in the adventure on how to proceed: I have directed both windmills on Skyloft and therefore raised the tower. I realized I ...
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Unable to play FIFA 2022 online matches on Nintendo Switch

I've been playing FIFA 2022 on a Nintendo Switch, for many months, the game and console are updated to the latest version, I have a Nintendo Online subscription and inside the game, I am able to ...
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My new Nintendo Switch Lite battery dies fast

I've got a Nintendo Switch Lite Dialga & Palkia edition, I've got it yesterday. I downloaded Fortnite and started playing it, everything was normal at first but then the battery started to die ...
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Considering Buying Second Switch - Transfer Game Data from Old Switch to New Switch

TLDR: How do I move a secondary account to a new Switch without losing the secondary account's game data My girlfriend and I currently share a Nintendo Switch, but sometimes we would like to play ...
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What are the letters and numbers above the ISSN called, and what do they mean?

What do the letters and numbers above the ISSN mean, and what are they called? HAC P ALZAA TRA-HAC-ALZAA-AUS-1 I'm presuming the "AUS" part is because it's the Australian version of the ...
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Streets of Rage 2 (Switch) Extended Options Screen

I have Streets of Rage 2 for my Nintendo Switch Lite. It came on the Sega Genesis Classics compilation. There's a secret code to access an Extended Options screen: On the main menu, hold A+B on the ...
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Can you rearrange items without using touch?

With Loop Hero coming to the Switch, it brings some controller support which works mostly. However there seems to be a limitation to it. Normally pressing ZR moves the cursor to your inventory so you ...
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Switch - Can I buy a DLC on my main account and play it with the game owned by a second account?

I play Animal Crossing with a digital copy in a second profile linked to my friend's account. I want to buy the DLC on my main account. This DLC will be shared to the second account in this situation? ...
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Can you copy the same Animal Crossing island to two different Switches?

I have one Switch (Switch-a) that I borrowed and was being used by two kids. I bought two more Switches (Switch-b, Switch-c). Can you copy the same island to two different switches without limitations,...
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Primary / secondary Switch accounts

My wife and I both own Switches. My account is set up on both Switches to purchase things. My account on my Switch is considered the primary and on my wife's Switch it's considered the secondary. I ...
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What is the battery difference between Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Oled?

So, I was watching some Switch OLED videos on YouTube and the only thing they didn't cover was the battery life between OLED and regular model. Does anyone know the difference between the two?
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How do I disable Ubisoft Connect popups?

I'm playing Immortals: Fenyx Rising on Nintendo Switch and have changed the HUD settings to disable a lot of the pop-ups that cover the screen. I can't figure out how to disable the pop-ups from ...
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Does the Nintendo Switch charge the JoyCons in Handheld mode while undocked and unplugged?

I've been searching for this answer, but I keep getting conflicting information. When the Switch is unplugged, does it charge the Joycon controllers? So far the answers I've found are: They don't ...
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What are the requirements to play Kingdom Hearts on Nintendo Switch?

The Kingdom Hearts series will come to Nintendo Switch. It will use cloud technology to make this possible, apparantly it's not the first game that uses this technology. What do I need to have except ...
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Do Nintendo Switch cartridge games get the same updates as digital versions?

If I buy a Nintendo Switch game on a cartridge and updates are released (like Witcher 3 for example), will I still get them or am I stuck with whatever version came on the cartridge?
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How can I earn money in PGA Tour 2K21 without a Nintendo Switch account?

How can I earn the coins used to buy new clubs and clothing in PGA Tour 2K21? This reddit question suggests that you earn coins by playing career mode, but the Nintendo Switch profile I play on does ...
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Move saved game Witcher 3 from Switch to Xbox Series

I have the Witcher game on Switch, (and for those who are wondering: it is worth it.. if you don't have another console to play it on). Now, I have an Xbox Series S and want to play on it. I know I ...
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Can I play Minecraft Java for free after purchasing it on my Nintendo Switch?

So I recently got Minecraft on my Nintendo Switch, and by the way, I logged in using my nintendo account and a microsoft account. Anyways, I just wanted to know whether I could play Mac version of ...
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Why can't I join my friend on Minecraft Bedrock Edition?

I am playing on mobile (phone) and my friend is playing on a Switch. We both have Minecraft Bedrock Edition, Xbox Live accounts, and added each other on all of these things, but neither of our worlds ...
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Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Lights Up

I've noticed that after connecting my Nintendo Switch Joy Cons to my computer, the small gray ring around the home button starts to light up. I looked around the settings of my Nintendo Switch, and ...
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Do Nintendo Switch game downloads pause when the console is shut off?

I'm not talking sleep mode, I'm talking completely shut down. Would I have to start downloading from the beginning?
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Transferring builds from one Minecraft world to another on Nintendo switch?

I'm on Nintendo switch, there's a few builds i have scattered throughout my worlds, and I want to compile them in one world, but it would take literal years to rebuild, I don't have a computer, and ...
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How to fix joystick bumps

With my old pair of joy-cons (and my new ones, too), I have noticed that the joysticks have some sort of bumps on them that look a bit like this: I believe that this is because the lid of the joy ...
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Bluetooth adapter might render switch unusable?

‘...Unauthorized modification of the hardware or software of you Nintendo Switch system, or the use of an unauthorized device in connection with your system, may render the system permanently unusable....
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Disable event theme during event in tetris 99

I'm visually impaired, and I find that many of the newer themes have a bad colour contrast, especially with the ghost block. So even during events, I'd like to keep using the default theme in online ...
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Minecraft not loading

Just now, I decided to play Minecraft, so, I got my Nintendo Switch, turned it on, and went into the game. Before that, I was playing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, so I had to close that and then go into the ...
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On a Nintendo Switch, why don't parental controls kill the game when the time limit is up?

Nintendo Switch has a Parental Control system and corresponding app. You can also get daily reports: When playing Minecraft Online or Stardew Valley, the parental control Play Limit (set to 1 hour ...
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Can I access beta versions of MCBE on the Nintendo Switch?

I've seen how to get beta versions of MCBE on Win10, but I would like do it on the Nintendo Switch so I can play the 1.17 updates early. How can I do this?
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Buying things on switch

If I have one Nintendo Switch and two Nintendo Accounts, and I buy something using one account for a game using in-game credits will it put the credits on both accounts?
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Multiple Profiles/Players on New Pokemon Snap?

I just recently purchased New Pokemon Snap Digital Download on my Switch. My husband has a separate account on our switch and was unable to play (it was purchased on my account). If he plays on my ...
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How can I jailbreak my switch without affecting my brother's switch in the process?

A quick question about getting banned I'm seriously thinking about Jailbreaking my switch to use homebrew and the like to play old games that aren't available on the switch. The only thing that is ...
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Nintendo Switch - password protect specific titles?

On the Nintendo Switch I bought a Paw Patrol game for the toddler. I also bought DOOM for myself. How do I password-lock DOOM so it can only be accessed by me? (Digital downloads in my case, no ...
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Right Joycon buttons aren’t working

My right joycon buttons (specifically a,b,x,y, home, +, R and ZR buttons) haven’t been working for a few months now. I have tried two different joycons, both of them don’t work. I have all the recent ...
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Is there a problem in Saints Row 4 on the Switch?

So I get out of the simulation and driving the spaceship, and when I complete the level, it stays on the loading screen for hours, ad I still haven't passed it.
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How Do i Fix Light Scratches?

I have had my Nintendo Switch for a long time now, and it has gotten some scratches. Is there a way to fix these scratches without having to spend a lot of money on it? I have seen a few solutions ...
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How to fix Among Us authentication issues on Switch?

When I try to join a private room in Among Us on Switch, I get this error: I opened the profile section in the menue, and clicked "sign in", yet the error persists. Any way to fix this? I'...
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Just Dance 2021: How much content is offered in "Kids Mode"?

I'm interested in Just Dance 2021 for Switch, but I don't know much about it. I read that there's a "Kids Mode". How much different is it from the normal mode? How much of the game can ...
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lost splatoon 2 gamecard... if I buy a new gamecard, is my data saved on the switch? or will I have to restart? [duplicate]

My gamecard has been missing for quite some time, and from the announcement of splatoon 3 ive wanted to play it more than ever, but I cannot find this card. i've gotten very far in the game though - ...
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What's the difference between the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Switch Lite?

The only difference that I know is that the Nintendo Switch Lite (NSL) doesn't come with a AC adapter, and an HDMI cable for your TV. And the NS (Nintendo Switch) does. I also know that you can take ...
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Mario The Lost Levels Bonus Levels

We have completed the game on Nintendo Switch online but can't seem to get the bonus levels. We completed level 9 eight times like I read and held down A but nothing happened. What do we need to do?
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Why is my Nintendo Switch Charging So Slowly?

Just a few days ago, I had a problem with my Nintendo Switch. I checked the battery percentage, and it was at 11%, so I decided to start charging it. I checked a little while later, and it was at 3%, ...
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