Nintendo Switch Support

    • Funimation on Nintendo Switch – FAQ

      Applies to: Nintendo Switch Family, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Switch Lite

      The Funimation app for Nintendo Switch allows Funimation subscribers to enjoy their streaming content in both TV Mode and Handheld Mode on their Nintendo Switch system or in Handheld Mode on their Nintendo Switch Lite system.

      How do I start a Funimation subscription on Nintendo Switch?

      1. Connect the Nintendo Switch system online, if it is not already.
      2. Open Nintendo eShop and download the Funimation app.
      3. Open the Funimation app from the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu.
      4. Select Start Free Trial if you are not currently subscribed to Funimation.
        • If you already have a Funimation subscription, follow our steps on how to log in to your Funimation account on Nintendo Switch, below.
           
      5. Select Subscribe On Device to create an account and sign up for a subscription directly on your Nintendo Switch system.
        • Selecting Subscribe Via Website will prompt you to visit funimation.com/switch to create an account and sign up for a subscription.
           
      6. Select a monthly or yearly payment plan for the Premium Plus Funimation subscription.
      7. Enter your e-mail address, then select Next.
      8. Enter a password, then select Next.
      9. Enter your credit card information, then select Continue.
        • The first payment will occur after your 14-day trial ends.
        • Payments are made to Funimation and not through Nintendo eShop. For subscription support, contact Funimation.
           
      10. Enter your billing address, then select Start My Free Trial.
      11. Browse or search for your favourite shows!
    • How do I log in to my Funimation account on Nintendo Switch?
      1. Connect the Nintendo Switch system online, if it is not already.
      2. Open Nintendo eShop and download the Funimation app.
      3. Open the Funimation app from the Nintendo Switch HOME Menu.
      4. Select Login To My Account.
      5. Enter your e-mail address and password.
      6. Browse or search for your favourite shows!
    • Which subscription plans are available?

      You can begin a Premium Plus plan through the Funimation app on Nintendo Switch. If you already have a Funimation account with a different paid subscription plan, you will still be able to use the Funimation app on Nintendo Switch to access all available content.

      It is not possible to use the Funimation app with a free Funimation account that does not have a paid subscription.

      For details on Premium Plus and the different subscription plans, visit Funimation’s website.

    • Can I restrict access to the Funimation app?

      Yes, you can restrict access to the Funimation app using Parental Controls. To so do, set the Restriction Level to Child or Pre-Teen. If using Custom Settings, select Games rated for ages 13+ or below.

      For more information, see Switch Parental Controls.

    • Can I restrict mature content in the Funimation app?

      Mature content is restricted by default in the Funimation app. In order to enable mature content, you must access your account settings on Funimation’s website and agree that you are 18 years or older.

    • I can log in to Funimation, but I am having difficulty streaming videos. What should I do?

      Issues related to video playback are generally the result of a slow internet connection or a poor wireless environment.

      1. Try our steps for troubleshooting slow network speeds to improve your connection.
      2. Try adjusting the video quality in the Playback Settings in the app.
      3. If you are having difficulty with a specific video, contact Funimation for support.
    • Where can I get assistance with my Funimation account or subscription?

      Please visit Funimation support for assistance with Funimation accounts and subscriptions.