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How to Watch Netflix on Nintendo Switch? Possible Ways [2021]

Nintendo Switch is not only for gaming. Do more with your Switch by watching Netflix on it.

Netflix is the media streaming service which allows the viewers to watch a wide variety of movies, TV shows, Web series, Episodes and Documentaries. You can download all your favourites to watch offline. You can enjoy unlimited entertainment by streaming massive amount of award-winning TV shows, movies, anime on various internet-connected devices. Netflix is a subscription-based streaming service that offers on-demand contents and ad-free streaming whenever you want. Netflix is supported on multiple platforms including Android, iOS, windows, and various streaming devices like Firestick, Chromecast, Roku, Nintendo switch and much more.

Nintendo Switch is one of the most popular gaming consoles with which you can enjoy limitless HD gaming. In addition to gaming, it supports various streaming apps to watch movies, live TV channels, shows, programs and plenty of media contents over the internet.

Can you Download & Watch Netflix on Nintendo Switch?

Netflix application is not available on Nintendo e-Shop. Nintendo Switch doesn’t support Netflix and there are millions of people who already waiting for its launch on Nintendo Switch. Now let us see what are the other ways to do it.

The Netflix app is only supported on Nintendo 3Ds family including Nintendo 2DS, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL. Netflix Streaming on Nintendo 3DS family is only available in the U.S.A and Canada.

Setup Nintendo Switch on Your TV

Step 1: Open the back cover of the Nintendo Switch Dock.

Setup Nintendo Switch

Step 2: Connect the USB plug from the Nintendo Switch to AC adapter and then connect the other end of the AC adapter to a wall outlet.

Step 3: Connect one end of the HDMI cable into the terminal of HDMI OUT and then connect the other end into an HDMI port on your TV.

Setup Nintendo Switch

Step 4: Turn on the TV and choose the correct HDMI input.

Step 5: Launch Nintendo Switch on your TV and open the home menu option.

Launch Netflix  app

Steps to Install Netflix on Nintendo Switch

Step 1: Once the Nintendo Switch is launched on your TV, open it with its login credentials.

Step 2: Go to home screen and select e-shop icon.

Step 3: Once the e-shop store is opened, select the box next to search bar to get the on-screen keyboard.

Step 4: Enter Netflix on the search box and then click OK.

Step 5: Select Netflix app from the search result.

Netflix app

Step 6: Install the Netflix app and sign in with your Netflix id to enjoy endless streaming.

Alternative method to Install Netflix on Nintendo Switch

Step 1: Go to Nintendo Switch home screen and select e-shop icon.

Step 2: Select Menu button from the top right of touch screen.

Step 3: Select Search option.

Step 4: Select Add Search Filters and then choose the criteria like Platform, Genre, Publisher and price.

Step 5: Select the specific Filter and click Apply Filter.

Step 6: It will display a list of contents related to your search filter.

Step 7: Select Netflix from the search filters and install it on Nintendo Switch to get unlimited streaming.

Netflix on Nintendo Switch

Our Opinion

Once the Netflix app is downloaded on the Nintendo Switch it will be displayed on the home menu. You can instantly access the Netflix app directly from the Nintendo home screen. Nintendo Switch supports high definition resolutions to stream your media contents which include 480p, 720p, and 1080p. You can switch between any resolution according to your internet speed. Like Netflix, you can stream other streaming services like YouTube and Hulu on Nintendo Switch. You should use Netflix VPN to access geo-restricted contents.

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