In this article, we will be teaching you how to connect Nintendo Switch To a TV.
It’s a game hour with your friends. No one want the same old board games. And that makes you looking for a way to show your new Mario Kart skills. Fortunately, there’s a Switch in your bag and a TV near a room full of people.
Understanding ways to connect Nintendo Switch to a TV can completely change your gaming experience. The main benefit of the Switch is that it can transform from a handheld to a TV console in seconds. Capable of 720p gaming on the built-in 6.2-inch screen and 1080p when output to a TV via HDMI.
How To Connecting Your Nintendo Switch To A TV
Here’s everything you need to know about connecting your Nintendo Switch to a TV.
1. Find Your Nintendo Switch’s Dock
In case you’ve lost yours, Nintendo sells replacements for $60, or there are third-party options available for less. Note that consoles have sometimes been bricked using non-official solutions, so seek at your own risk.
2. Open the back cover
On the back, you’ll see a hinged cover. Open it and you will see 3 labeled ports: AC Adapter, USB and HDMI Out.
3. Plug In Your AC Adapter
The AC adapter goes into the top port, and the other end to the wall socket.
4. Connect An HDMI Lead
Plug one end into the Switch Dock’s HDMI Out, with the other end connected to a spare port on your TV.
5. Route The Cable Through The Notch In The Dock
Close the back cover when you’re done.
6. Place The Nintendo Switch Into The Dock
Be careful when doing this, putting the Switch into the slot so that the charging port lines up with the connector inside the dock.
7. Remove Your Joy-Cons
If you plan to use your Joy-Cons for docked play, remove them from the sides of the console by holding the small black button on the back of each and carefully lift them free of the Switch. They’ll charge if it is still connects when the Switch is docked, which is helpful.
8. Wake Up The Nintendo Switch
You can do this via your controller of choice
9. Set Your TV To The Correct HDMI Channel
That’s it. If the Switch is not displaying to the screen, ensure that the power lead and HDMI cable are firmly inserted into the dock. If they’re loose, the Switch will continue to think it’s on in handheld mode and will behave accordingly.
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