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How to Activate Screen Burn-In Reduction

Instructions for enabling/disabling screen burn-in reduction on the Nintendo Switch console.


Nintendo Switch Lite does not support TV mode.

Additional Information:

When enabled, this setting reduces the screen brightness after five minutes of inactivity.

Complete These Steps:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select “System Settings”.
  2. Scroll down the menu on the left-hand side of the screen and select “TV Output”.
  3. To enable the option, select “Screen Burn-in Reduction”. Select it again to disable it.