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How to Share Captured Gameplay Videos


Instructions on how to share to Facebook and Twitter gameplay videos captured on Nintendo Switch.

Additional Information:

  • When a video is edited on Nintendo Switch, a copy of the original video is saved to the original save location.

  • Video capture and video sharing is available for consoles with system menu version 4.0.0 or higher, and is compatible with the following *software titles:

    • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

    • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

    • ARMS

    • Splatoon 2

    *Additional software titles may support this feature in the future.


In order to post captured gameplay videos to social media, a Nintendo Account must be linked to the Nintendo Switch user.

Complete These Steps:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select "Album" > "All Screenshots and Videos."

  2. Select a video, then select "Editing and Posting" > "Post."

  3. Select the user that will post the video, then choose the social media service where the video will be posted.

    • If required, enter the login information for your social media account.

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