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How to Change the System Language

Instructions for changing the system language on Nintendo Switch.

Important:

When changing the system language, the Nintendo Switch console will need to be restarted. Any suspended software will be closed.

Complete These Steps:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select “System Settings.”
  2. Scroll down the options on the left and select "System" > "Language."
  3. Select from one of the language options below:
    English Portuguese
    French Russian
    German Japanese
    Spanish Chinese (Traditional)
    Italian Chinese (Simplified)
    Dutch Korean

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