Nintendo Support

How to Access/Change the Quick Settings

Quick Settings are a group of frequently used settings that can be invoked at any time. They will be displayed on the right side of the screen.

To access Quick Settings:

Press and hold the HOME Button for at least one second.

  • Within the Quick Settings screen you can access the following options:

    • Sleep Mode - Set the console to sleep mode.

      • This option can also be configured. In order to configure sleep mode, you must access the System Settings Menu. 

    • Auto-Brightness - Enable/disable screen brightness adjustment based on ambient brightness.

    • Screen Brightness - Manually adjust screen brightness.

    • Airplane Mode - Disable all wireless communication functionality, including Internet communication, local communication, Bluetooth, and the NFC Reader/Writer. Some types of wireless communication can still be switched on manually when the console is in Airplane Mode.

      When Airplane Mode is enabled, the Joy-Con cannot be used wirelessly. It must be attached to the console. 

To exit Quick Settings:

Perform one of the following actions.

  • Press the B Button

  • Press the HOME button

  • Tap outside of the Quick Settings screen