How to Connect the Nintendo Switch to a TV

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Ash Ash (362)
6 minutes

The Nintendo Switch is unique in that it works both as a handheld console and a home console. Connecting your Switch to the TV is easy and one of the core functions of the console.

Can you connect the Switch wirelessly?

Nope. You can't connect wirelessly, like you can connect your phone wirelessly to your TV, for example. You need a cable to connect the switch to your TV.

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HDMI cable Switch

The Switch uses an HDMI cable to communicate with the TV. Connect one end of the HDMI cable into the back of the Switch dock.

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Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to an HDMI port on the TV.

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You may need to adjust the input on the TV to use the HDMI port you connected the Switch to. If you're not sure which one it is, make sure your Switch is powered on and rotate through the HDMI inputs until you see the Switch interface.

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