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Liquid Was Spilled on the Console


A liquid has been spilled on the Nintendo Switch console.

What to Do:

  1. Any time any liquid is spilled on the console, unplug it immediately and power it off. As with any electrical appliance, there is a risk of electrical shock if it is used while wet.
  2. Allow the console to air-dry for a few days.
    • Do not apply any type of heat to speed up the process (blow-dryers, heaters, microwave ovens, etc.), as this may cause damage to the console.
    • If the liquid did not enter the console, clean the housing with a soft, dry cloth, if necessary. Then try turning on the console.

Situation Not Resolved:

If the console isn't working after it has air-dried, or if liquid has entered the console, the console will need to be repaired.