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First Time Setup

Nintendo Switch Lite First-Time Setup and Connection

Complete these steps:

In this article, you'll learn how to set up your Nintendo Switch system(s) for the first time.

Nintendo Switch Lite

  1. Connect the USB plug from the Nintendo Switch AC adapter into the USB connector on the bottom of the console, then connect the AC adapter into the wall outlet. 

  2. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the first-time setup. Some of these settings can be configured later .

    • System language and region settings

    • Internet Settings (optional)

    • Time Zone

    • Set your icon and nickname or Transfer Users and Save Data (this option is available for consoles with system menu version 4.0.0. or higher)

    • Parental Controls (optional)

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