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While playing a game on Nintendo Switch, an error message is displayed instructing you to restart the console.

What to Do:

  1. Perform a system update. 

  2. If the latest system update is already installed, restart the console by holding down the POWER Button for three seconds, then select "Power Options" > "Restart."

    • If the console is not responding, hold down the POWER Button for at least twelve seconds to force the console to shut down. Then power it back on. 

  3. Start a game to see if the situation improves. 

Situation Not Resolved:

If the error continues to be displayed often, the Nintendo Switch console will need to be repaired.

If you would like further assistance with the Nintendo Switch console, please contact Nintendo Consumer Support.

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