Nintendo Switch is a full-featured gaming console for your home. It is one of the best-selling gaming device, loved by millions of hardcore gamers around the globe. Nintendo Switch is nonetheless, but a dream come true for every gamer, as it allows you to enjoy games on the big screen television, and also acts as a standalone mobile gaming handheld console.
Nintendo Switch features a wide collection of gaming titles (including Super Mario Odyssey Legend of Zelda, Pokémon Home) that can keep you hooked throughout the day. So, if you already own this amazing gaming console or if you’re thinking of buying it anytime soon, here are a bunch of Nintendo Switch tips and tricks that will allow you make the most of your gaming experience.
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Let’s get started and explore how you can improve your gaming sessions with the help of these useful hacks.
Nintendo Switch Tips and Tricks
As we mentioned earlier, you can also detach the Nintendo Switch from the main dock and use it as a handheld mobile gaming device. On average, Nintendo Switch offers a battery life of approx. 3-6 hours. But 6 hours are just low enough and can easily pass in just a blink of an eye if you’re a true gamer. So, here are a few ways of how you can extend the battery life of your Nintendo Switch gaming console, by disabling a few less important features. Head on to Settings and disable the Wi-Fi if not in use, also turn the screen battery down that will push the battery hours for a longer period.
To keep a constant track of the current battery life of Nintendo Switch, head on to Settings> System and enable the “Console Battery” option, so that you can always view the console’s battery in the upper right corner of the screen.
With the help of a Nintendo Switch Online subscription, you can also play along with your friends and pump up your gaming sessions. Once you sign up on this online gaming service offered by Nintendo, you will be able to invite friends to play. Your friends can share their unique gaming code via text or call. To add a friend, tap on your profile icon and select “Search with Friend code”, type your friend’s code and then tap their profile to start playing online on a multiplayer mode.
For more features, you can also download the Nintendo Switch app on your iOS or Android device to make the most of your playing sessions.
Find Your Lost Controller
Lost your joy-con? Don’t worry! You can easily locate your lost controller by following these steps. Tap the grey-colored button on the main console, and then select “Find Controller”. The moment you tap on this option, your joy-con will start vibrating so that you can easily locate it without any hassle.
Enjoy Global Games too!
By default, the Nintendo Switch console offers you games from Japan. But you can anytime change this location setting, and pick any other country to enjoy playing other gaming titles as well. Head on to Settings> System> Region and pick any country or location to check which all games are available in this region.
Enable Dark Mode
The dark mode is literally everywhere, from our smartphones to apps and services like YouTube, Gmail, and almost anywhere you could possibly imagine. So, you’ll be glad to know that your Nintendo Switch gaming console also offers a Dark mode feature. To enable it, head on to Settings> Themes and then pick “Basic Black”.
No matter which device we use, the moment it gets stuck or when it crashes, a hard reset is the first thing we try. So, if any time you feel that your Nintendo Switch console has crashed or responding too slowly, you can try the hard reset option as a last resort. To hard reset Nintendo Switch, hold the power button for about 12 seconds or more. Once the device shuts down, restart it after a minute or so.
Here were a few useful Nintendo Switch tips and tricks to make the most of your gaming experience.
So, are you all set gamers?