Nintendo Switch: here are 10 hidden tricks

Nintendo Switch: here are 10 hidden tricks

Since its release in March 2017, the Nintendo Switch continues to meet with success. Whether you've just bought it or are a regular gamer, discover the best tips and tricks to get the most out of your hybrid console and eShop.

1 – Go to the selection screen

If you are the only person using the Switch, then this is the trick to know. See you in Console settings users and deactivate the option Go to the selection screen.

Thus, you will no longer need to select your profile each time you launch a game, for example.

2 – Quick settings

In order to adjust the parameters more quickly instead of drowning in the full menu. Just press the button Home (house icon) right, a small menu will appear.

It allows you to put the Switch in standby mode, adjust the screen brightness, volume and activate airplane mode.

3 – Find lost Joy-Cons

As the Joy-Con controllers are detachable and very small, it is very easy to lose them. To effectively represent them, Nintendo has added a very practical function.

From the Home screen, press Shifters then on Find controllers. It displays the list of Joy-cons, select the station.

Hold down the L key or R, the JoyCon will vibrate.

4 – Change the theme

As for smartphones, it is possible to change the interface color between Classic white and Classic black.

To do this, simply go to Console settings themes and make your choice.

5 – Give your Switch a nickname

Why not give your Switch a nickname for more customization? If you are interested then go to Pconsole arameters Console Console nickname.

6 – Deactivate the screen lock

By default, the Switch will make you press the same button 3 times in succession to unlock the screen and wake the console from standby.

If this process bothers you then deactivate it with Console settings Screen lock.

7 – Activate parental control

If you buy the console for a child and you want to have some control over its use of the Switch, then activate the parental controls (define play time slots, restrictions ..).

For this, follow the path: Console settings Parental control.

Also note that this control can be performed from your smartphone via the free application (Android / iOS).

8 – Appear offline and monitor your activity

To have your status displayed offline and hide its activity, go to Console settings users Notification settings relating to friends. Finally, those who can receive connection notifications.

9 – Change the order of users

The main user of your Switch may not be the first profile to have been added. This can make user selection somewhat boring …

Fortunately, you can change the order so that the main user comes first. Follow the path, Console settings users Change the order.

10 – Take a screenshot

On the Joy-Con left, you will find a square button with a circle inside. This is the capture button, just press it to take a screenshot. The images will be stored in the Photo Album.

If your press is longer, then the Switch takes a video capture of the last 30 seconds of your gameplay.

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