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TV mode

This play mode allows you to play Nintendo Switch games on a bigger screen. You can play alone, or gather people around you to play together!

Using the console in TV mode

What you'll need, apart from the console:

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How to connect

1. Open the cover on the back of the Nintendo Switch dock.


2. Connect the AC adapter to the top port and the HDMI cable to the bottom port, then close the cover.


3. Connect the AC adapter to a power socket.


4. Connect the HDMI cable to the TV.


5. Detach the Joy-Con controllers from the console if you would like to use them while the console is in TV mode.


6. Align the console with the dock, then push the console down. If the console is sitting properly in the dock, the console screen will turn off.


7. Turn on the TV and make sure that the input channel is set to the HDMI input. Then, check to see whether the Nintendo Switch screen is being displayed on the TV.


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