Tag: Switch 101
Guide Got Yourself A New Nintendo Switch? Do These Things First
Get started with Switch
So you've got yourself a lovely new Nintendo Switch, Switch OLED or Switch Lite and don't know how to even begin setting it up? You've come to the right place! If you're planning to give the Switch as a holiday gift, Nintendo advises that you to complete set up before Christmas in order to avoid busy servers which might...
Guide Switch, Xbox, PS5 Power Consumption Comparison - How Energy-Efficient Is Nintendo Switch?
How much are your consoles costing you?
Whether you're in a country with pricey electricity bills, or you just want to reduce your overall spending, or even help to save the environment (every little helps!), you might want to look to your consoles — especially since a prominent British energy company recently called them "vampires" and advised us...
Guide How To Use Bluetooth Headphones On Switch - Connect AirPods To Nintendo Switch
Connect wireless headphones to Switch via Bluetooth
A firmware update to the Nintendo Switch has enabled the use of wireless headphones directly with the console (without the need for an external third-party dongle or workaround to use Apple AirPods, Powerbeats, and other popular Bluetooth headphones with the system. In this Nintendo Switch...
Guide Switch Basics: How To Archive And Delete Switch Games To Clear Space
You don't need EVERYTHING installed, right?
Here at Nintendo Life we're always keeping an eye on the sort of things people want to know about Nintendo and the Switch, and it's surprising how many eager internet searchers want information on relatively simple features that, perhaps, aren't obvious or well explained by Nintendo itself. So we're...
Guide How To Transfer Screenshots And Videos From Switch To A Smartphone, PC Or Mac
The most direct way to transfer screenshots and videos
The release of Nintendo Switch update 11.0.0 brings with it various tweaks and additional functionality to the Switch and Switch Lite's base firmware, including the ability to transfer screenshots from your console to a smartphone or PC. Previously, it was possible to upload up to four...
Guide How To Fix Your Nintendo Switch When It Won't Turn On Or Charge
See if you can get her humming again
Like any electronic device, the Switch isn’t perfect in hardware or software and although issues with either are shouldn't crop up too often, they can happen. If your Switch is unresponsive and won’t turn on, or has an issue with charging, we’ve got a few solutions for you to hopefully save yourself a...
Guide How To Connect (And Disconnect) Wireless Nintendo Switch Controllers
Pairing wireless Joy-Con and Pro Controllers with your Nintendo Switch
If you're new to the world of Nintendo Switch, you may have found connecting wireless controllers such as the detachable Joy-Con or the official Pro Controller a bit of a faff. Pairing them in the first place is usually easy enough, but what do you do if they connect in the wrong...