Nintendo Support

How to Check the Battery Life

To view the approximate battery life on the console:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select "System Settings."  

  2. Scroll down the options on the left and select "System." 

  3. On the right-hand side select "Console Battery (%)." Press A to display the approximate battery life percentage on the HOME Menu. 

    • Press A again to turn off this option. 

To view the battery life for each paired controller:

From the HOME Menu select "Controllers."

  • The approximate battery life will be displayed for each controller that is paired to the Nintendo Switch console.