How to Add Friends on Nintendo Switch?

Socializing can be fun and all, but what happens when you are a newbie in using devices such as Nintendo Switch? Do not worry as this blog will explain how someone can add friends to the world-renowned Nintendo Switch. Here are the steps to add friends on the Nintendo Switch.

Create a Nintendo Account

If you wish to create a Nintendo account, then pursue the given instructions.

  • Firstly, turn on the Nintendo Switch and select the System Settings on the home page.
  • You should choose the Users, pursued by the Add User option.
  • Tap on the Next button and choose the avatar for the account.
  • You have to enter the nickname and verify it with OK.
  • Now, tap on the OK option, and you should able to connect the account.

To do that, you require to create an account of Nintendo. Here are the steps to make an account of Nintendo:

  • If you sign in to the user account on your Nintendo Switch, then reach the System Settings.
  • After that, choose the Users and select the account. 
  • Navigate to the Profile Settings and select the account link of Nintendo.
  • You should reach the Nintendo official site and choose the option ‘Create a Nintendo Account.’
  • Thereafter, input the email ID, date of birth, address, nickname, gender, time zone, and verify the agreement terms.
  • Now, confirm the account with code, which will be shared with the email automatically.

Afterward, you should be able to connect the two accounts (Nintendo account and user account):

  • Go to the Nintendo Switch and choose the Sign In option.
  • You should use the User ID or email ID and the password to Log In.
  • The user account will be connected to the account of Nintendo.
  • Tap on the OK to confirm.

Add Friends on the Nintendo Switch

If you would like to add friends on the Nintendo Switch, then abide by the given steps.

  • Turn on the Nintendo Switch.
  • Reach the My Page, i.e., the profile by choosing the avatar in the upper left-hand side of the home page.
  • You should move down till you locate Add Friend.
  • Choose this option.
  • There are several methods to add friends. The most simple method is to ‘Search with Friend Code.
  • You can ask the friends for their code and add them straightly.
  • On the menu of Add Friend, you can select multiple other methods to add friends.

Admit Friend Requests on the Nintendo Switch

If you wish to admit friend requests on the Nintendo Switch, then pursue the given instructions.

  • Turn on the Nintendo Switch.
  • You should reach the profile screen once more.
  • Then select the Friend Requests.
  • You have to choose a friend request and select the Become Friends option.
  • Now, verify with the OK button.

If you accept someone’s friend request on Nintendo Switch, then you will view if they are playing and what games they are playing. You can view their online status too. It is an easier method of associating and gaming with friends.

Ellen Cooper is a technology enthusiast who loves writing about new advancements and IT threats on a regular basis. Her work focuses on the latest advancements in the realm of technology, social media, and cyber security at norton.com/setup.

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