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How to Raise or Lower the Maximum Headphone Volume

Instructions for raising or lowering the maximum volume for headphones or speakers connected to the Nintendo Switch console's audio jack.

Additional Information:

This feature does not affect the volume on the console's speakers.

What to Do:

From the HOME Menu select "System Settings" > "System" > "Lower Maximum Headphone Volume".

  • When this setting is set to "OFF" the maximum output volume from the audio jack will increase.
  • Conversely, when this feature is "ON" the maximum output volume from the audio jack will decrease.