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How to Voice Chat Using the Nintendo Switch Online App

Information on how to use the voice chat feature of the Nintendo Switch Online app.

Additional Information:

  • An active Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to use the voice chat features of the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  • A list of software that supports voice chat using the Nintendo Switch Online app can be found within the app by selecting “Voice Chat” from the main menu, and then selecting “Supported Software”.
  • The Nintendo Switch Online app can be used by Nintendo Switch Online members aged 13 and older.

Complete These Steps:

  1. From your smart device, download and install the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  2. Start the Nintendo Switch Online app and sign in with your Nintendo Account.
  3. From your Nintendo Switch console, start the compatible software using the same Nintendo Account as used on the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  4. Enter the mode that supports voice chat over the Nintendo Switch Online app.
  5. On the smart device, select “Start” after receiving the prompt "Start voice chat?"
  6. Other players using the Nintendo Switch Online app will join the voice chat lobby as they join your online game.