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    How to Edit User Profile Settings

    Instructions for adjusting a user’s profile settings, including nickname, icon, and background, on the Nintendo Switch console.

    Additional Information:

    The following profile settings can be adjusted for each user:

    • Nickname - Edit the nickname that can be seen by other players.
    • Edit Icon - Select a character or Mii, or adjust the background.

    Complete These Steps:

    A user’s profile settings can be edited in the following ways:

    From the user's page.

    1. From the HOME Menu, select the page of the user you wish to edit.
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    2. Select “User Settings”.
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    From System Settings:

    1. From the HOME Menu, select “System Settings”.
    2. Scroll down the options on the left and select “Users”. Then select the user profile you wish to edit.