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How to Adjust Screen Brightness

Instructions for adjusting the brightness settings on the Nintendo Switch console screen.

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Note:

  • Screen brightness can be adjusted only while in handheld mode or tabletop mode.
  • When "Automatic Brightness" is enabled, the screen brightness will adjust based on ambient conditions.

Screen brightness can be adjusted in the following ways:

From the Quick Settings menu.

  1. Press and hold down the HOME Button for at least one second to open the Quick Settings menu.
  2. Enable/disable automatic brightness, or manually adjust the screen brightness by sliding the brightness level bar.

From within System Settings.

From the HOME Menu, select “System Settings" > “Screen Brightness” > "Automatic Brightness" > "On" or manually adjust the screen brightness by sliding the brightness level bar.

Screen brightness can be adjusted in the following ways:

From the Quick Settings menu.

  1. Press and hold down the HOME Button for at least one second to open the Quick Settings Menu.
  2. Manually adjust the screen brightness by sliding the brightness level bar.

From within System Settings.

From the HOME Menu, select "System Settings", then "Screen Brightness", then manually adjust the screen brightness by sliding the brightness level bar.