How to turn the Nintendo Switch console on and off with the controller - Very easy

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For most users who have a video game console in their home, they do not know or know very little about the functions they have to operate. This is the case of the Japanese brand Nintendo, we still don't know how it works. In the following article we will tell you what you need to do for turn on e   turn off the Nintendo Switch console with the control, very simple.


We won't go into explaining deep functions that will remain for another article, we'll talk about here how you can turn your console on and off using the remote control. It's a trick that will allow you to stay in your seat without having to get up to turn it off. So right away we will give you the simple steps you need to take to accomplish this simple task.


We have already touched on several topics that talk about this Nintendo Switch console, we could teach you in a simple way how to update it to the latest version. But now let's continue with the explanation of How to turn the Nintendo Switch console on and off with the controller?

How to turn the Nintendo Switch console on and off with the controller

From the arrival in the homes of Nintendo Switch, this Japanese company has gradually regained the place it once had in the preferences of video game enthusiasts. And this is largely due to this new hybrid system that offers us a tabletop console combined with a portable console.

But this little console keeps secrets and many curiosities, where you can also take a screenshot. But as the article in its title says, there is a way to turn off the console via the controls. Since these controls can be connected and configured to the PC, we don't think it's difficult to make another use of them.


The complaints many users have about completely turning off their own Nintendo Switch are already repeated a lot . Since when you want to turn them off, they stay in sleep mode, this is something that is already known and it seems that through the control it is impossible to turn it off completely. This is something that would be possible on PS4 or Xbox One.


In order for you to completely shut down the equipment you have to resort to the console and you have to do it through the system menu. Also keep in mind that if you don't shut down your Nintendo Switch properly, it can suffer serious malfunction. Among which we can highlight damage to the internal memory.

As a protection, Nintendo Switches are automatically placed after a specified period of inactivity in sleep mode. To then turn off but this does not do it completely. Maybe it would be nice if we used it again after three or four hours, but if we had to go out and be away for several days, it wouldn't be convenient.

Console shutdown using commands

La Nintendo Switch console offers its users shutdown options and here we can have three options: restart the computer, standby mode or shut it down. To do this, it is necessary to press the power button for more than three seconds. Then you need to select the option Shutdown options.


Here you have to choose the option Turn off console and immediately the console will automatically shut down. It is important to remember that the console power-on function by control does not exist. So for this you have to have the console nearby and press the power button so that it turns on.


As you can see, it is not very complicated to use the functions that this console offers us for its operation. And in this way we have finished this very interesting article that will help you in future opportunities. And you already know what you need to do for turn on e turn off the Nintendo Switch console with the controller.

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