You just got a Nintendo Switch, and you want to play it on your TV! But how do you connect it? In this article, I’ll show you how to connect Nintendo Switch to a TV.
What do you need to connect Nintendo Switch to a TV?
Power supply Internet TV Video cable or USB A to HDMI adapter HMDI cable Audio cable or 3.5mm headset Video cables will work without Nintendo Switch and its dock, while a dedicated adapter for the dock will only work with the Joy-Con controllers attached, or a separate audio cable for your TV headphones. How to set up a TV for the Nintendo Switch You can set up a TV with a simple network switch, such as an Ethernet connection, but if you need a fully TV-ready experience, you should probably get a TV box like the Roku Premiere+. If you already have a Roku account, it’s easy to set up a video on the Roku and have it play directly from your Switch on your TV with no additional setup. Download a TV streamer app for your device.
Connecting Nintendo Switch to a TV
The first step is to unpack the Nintendo Switch console from the box. Take your time while unpacking the Switch, because this is a well-made device. But if you are impatient, you can always use the console’s AUX cable to connect it directly to your TV. Also, check out the best cord-cutting devices of 2017: A TV connected to a Switch will resemble this image: And that’s how it works: Nintendo Switch connects to the TV via a separate HDMI cable. The TV also provides power to the console. You can disconnect it when you want to play games away from the TV.
Playing Nintendo Switch on TV
First, let’s talk about the Wii U. Nintendo removed the console’s SD card slot and left owners to either buy an expensive memory card or pirate a game card from the internet. With the Switch, Nintendo has done away with the SD card. Instead, a microSDXC card will work fine to expand the Switch’s storage capacity. But let’s first talk about the controller. The Nintendo Switch has a Joy-Con controller with motion controls built in. The Joy-Con controllers have an NFC chip inside that allows them to connect to the Switch with the Switch’s new App Match feature, making the two devices “speak” to each other. The NFC chip, along with the Switch’s other sensors, also allows the controllers to work as physical controllers on a TV.
Now it’s time for a look at the other cool features of the Nintendo Switch: the controllers and the Joy-Con wrist straps.
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