How to connect Nintendo Switch to TV - all the steps to follow | Radio Times

How to connect Nintendo Switch to TV – all the steps to follow | Radio Times

So read on for everything you need to know about connecting your Switch to your TV!

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how to connect nintendo switch to tv

As shown in the image above, taken from the Nintendo website, connecting your switch to the television is quite simple. You’ll need to plug the switch base into the wall, connect the base to your TV with the included hdmi cable, and place the switch on the base itself.

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We also have some steps for you, if that doesn’t make sense, so check out these tips on how to connect your Nintendo Switch to your TV:

  • Open the back cover of the Nintendo Switch Dock.
  • Connect the USB plug of the Nintendo Switch AC Adapter to the top terminal of the Dock (it is labeled AC Adapter, only so you know what to look for)
  • now connect the other end of the ac adapter to the wall outlet.
  • connect the hdmi cable to the bottom terminal on the base that is labeled hdmi output
  • you will now need to connect the other end of the hdmi cable to the hdmi port of your TV or monitor of choice
  • close the back cover of the nintendo switch base.
  • remove the joy-con controllers
  • insert the console into the base, but the lcd should face the front. the lcd screen will turn off after docking so you know you’re on the right track.
  • now turn on your tv, point to the correct hdmi source and voila!
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note: the steps above will work for the original nintendo switch and the newer nintendo switch oled model, but you can’t connect a switch lite to a tv this way (or any other official way).

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can you connect a nintendo switch lite to your tv?

no, you cannot connect your nintendo switch lite to a television in any official capacity. no need to beat around the bush here. The Nintendo Switch Lite is not designed to play on your TV, and in fact, doesn’t even have the hardware to make it possible.

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However, on reddit, of course, fans are sharing their unique ways of bypassing the hardware in switch lite to (kind of) make it work on a TV.

for that method to work, you’ll need a phone-to-tv cable, a tripod for your phone, a 3mm audio cable to output your switcher’s sounds to headphones or speakers, a spare controller to connect to your switch lite, and the patience to set all that up! and even then, you’ll have to put up with a bit of lag between the console and the screen. It’s not worth it, we’d say, but you have to admire the effort.

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