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How to Charge the Nintendo Switch Console

Instructions on charging the Nintendo Switch console.

Addtional Information:

  • The Nintendo Switch console is only compatible with the Nintendo Switch AC adapter (model No. HAC-002).
  • The Nintendo Switch console requires approximately 3 hours to fully charge.

What to Do:

The Nintendo Switch console can be charged in two ways:



Complete These Steps:

Connect the USB plug from the Nintendo Switch AC adapter (HAC-002) into the USB connector on the bottom of the console, then connect the AC adapter directly into a wall outlet. hac-photo-console_acadapter_attach.jpg


Complete These Steps:

  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch AC adapter (HAC-002) to the Nintendo Switch dock (HAC-007).
    • Open the back cover of the dock. hac-photo-dock_panel_down.jpg
    • Connect the USB plug from the AC Adapter into the top terminal of the dock, labelled “AC Adapter”, then close the cover. hac-photo-dock_connect_cables.jpg
  2. Lower the Nintendo Switch console into the dock, ensuring that the touch screen is facing the same direction as the front panel of the dock. Then connect the Nintendo Switch AC adapter into the wall outlet. hac-photo-console_dock_acadapter_outlet.jpg

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