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How to Connect Nintendo Switch to TV [Easy Method]

Play Nintendo Switch Games on your TV with this simple set up.

The latest version of the Nintendo Switch has many purposes. It can be used as a gaming device, streaming device, and much more. It has the capability to connect to a TV-like Chromecast. This feature is available on Nintendo Switch consoles and not available in Nintendo Switch Lite or other Nintendo devices. Wonder how to connect your Nintendo Switch to TV, the article will guide with easy steps to achieve it.

Nintendo Switch consoles are the best smart devices as they can be used for multiple purposes. By connecting a Nintendo Switch to TV, you don’t need to use any specialized gaming consoles like Xbox and Playstation. You can play games on your TV and can control wirelessly using the Joy-Con controllers.

Prerequisites to Connect Nintendo Switch to your TV

  • The whole Nintendo Switch kit
  • A TV with HDMI port
  • Internet connection

Techowns Tip: How to Set Up Nintendo Switch for the First Time

Steps to Connect Nintendo Switch to TV

(1) Open the back case of the Nintendo Switch Dock.

Nintendo Switch Dock: Connect Nintendo Switch to TV

(2) You can see three ports namely AC Adapter, USB, and HDMI out. Connect the Nintendo AC Adapter to the AC Adapter port and one end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI out port. Close the back case when you are done with this.

Connect Nintendo Switch to TV

(3) Get your Nintendo Switch Console and remove the Joy-Con controllers.

Joy-Con Controllers

(4) Now, insert the console into the Dock in such a way that the LCD screen faces the front panel.

(5) After the console is docked, connect the other end of the HDMI port to the TV and the AC adapter to the Power cord.

Connect Nintendo Switch to TV

(6) Now, turn on the TV and choose the HDMI input that connects your Switch.

(8) You can see the Switch’s screen on your TV.

(7) Connect the Joy-Con Controller to the Joy-Con Grip to control the console wirelessly.

Connect the Joy-Con Controller

Note: The Joy-Con controllers need to be registered to the console to work wirelessly.

Nintendo Switch not connecting to the TV

If you have any issues in connecting the Switch to TV, double-check the wire connections. Use only the cable that comes with the kit. Still, if you can’t connect Switch to TV, restart the Nintendo Switch console and try again.

Use the above steps to connect the Nintendo Switch to your TV. There is no way that you can connect Nintendo Switch to TV wirelessly without the help of a HDMI. Now, play games and watch movies on your TV using the Nintendo Switch.

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  1. My switch was working before now its not, I have disconnected and reconnected everything and its not working

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