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How to Change the System Language

Instructions for changing the system language on Nintendo Switch.


When changing the system language, the Nintendo Switch console will need to be restarted. Any suspended software will be closed.

Complete These Steps:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select “System Settings.”
  2. Scroll down the options on the left and select "System" > "Language."
  3. Select from one of the language options below:
    English Portuguese
    French Russian
    German Japanese
    Spanish Chinese (Traditional)
    Italian Chinese (Simplified)
    Dutch Korean

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