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Setting Up the Console

1. Connect the AC adapter

2. Set up the console

When you start up the console for the first time, you'll be asked to choose some settings. Attach both Joy-Con controllers to the console and follow the on-screen instructions.


More settings can be chosen later.

If something you don't understand pops up while you're choosing your settings, please view the following pages.

  • Connecting to the internet
  • What is a time zone?
  • Connecting to a TV
  • Linking to a Nintendo Account
  • Setting Parental Controls
  • Help choosing settings

Changing your settings

You can change these settings at any time from System Settings on the HOME Menu.