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"Detach the Joy-Con" Message Displayed During First Time Setup on Nintendo Switch Lite

Description

You are unable to complete the first time setup on Nintendo Switch Lite because a message is displayed, "Detach the Joy-Con from the console".

What to do

  1. Press and hold down the POWER Button for twelve seconds to force the system to shut off.
  2. Power on the system again to start the first time setup process again.
  3. Once you reach the "Add User" screen, be sure to press the A Button, and continue to follow the prompts.