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How to Set Up the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System

What to Do:

  1. Connect the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System console to your television or monitor.
    • Connect one end of the HDMI cable to an available HDMI port on your television or monitor, and the other end to the HDMI port on the back of the console.

  2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the AC adapter and the other end to the USB port to the back of the console. Then plug the AC adapter into a wall outlet.

    Note: If your console did not include an AC adapter that you can use, click here.


  3. Connect the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System controller to port no. 1 on the front of the console.
    • You can also use a compatible controller. More info
    • When disconnecting a controller, be sure to press the tabs on the plug, then gently slide the connector out of the console.

  4. Ensure the console is placed on a flat, solid surface.

  5. Press the POWER Button.

  6. Select the correct HDMI input on your television or monitor.