"Is my child playing video games too much?"
"What kind of games are they playing?"
"Can I restrict games according to my child's age?"
In the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls smart device app, you can set a time limit for how long your child is allowed to play. When it's time, an alarm will be triggered on Nintendo Switch to let them know their play time is up.
In the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls smart device app, you can also comfortably monitor whether your children are keeping to the set time or not. By using the "Suspend Software" feature, you can set it so that the game turns off automatically when your child's gameplay time is up.
There's even a function in the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls smart device app where you can see a report of which video games your child has been playing, and for how long.
In addition to seeing what your children have been playing daily, you can also receive a monthly play report of your child from the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls smart device app.
At a glance, you can see what kind of games your children are interested in.
You can restrict your child's gaming access based on their age. The following settings are available:
Please note: it is also possible to set all the age-based restrictions listed above via the Nintendo Switch console, without using the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app.
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In order to use the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls smart device app, a parent or guardian (aged 18 or
above) needs to have a Nintendo Account.
Find out how to set up a Nintendo Account.
You can also set restrictions for Nintendo eShop via your Nintendo Account.