Netflix is one of the most widely accessed subscription-based media streaming platforms in the world! It is compatible with a large number of operating systems such as Android, iOS, Xbox, PlayStation, and web browsers. Netflix has an extensive library which you can use to stream all your favorite movies and TV shows on any compatible device.

How To Watch Netflix On Switch (Nintendo Switch 2020)

On the other hand, the Nintendo Switch is a popular gaming console developed by Nintendo. This console provides its users with several media streaming websites such as YouTube, Hulu, along with its unparalleled gaming experience.

However, an official application of Netflix for Nintendo Switch has not been officially released. Due to this, you cannot access Netflix directly on your Nintendo Switch. But, this cannot stop you from streaming your favorite movies and TV shows from Netflix on your Nintendo Switch.

Thus, here we are with some of the best methods which you can use to get Netflix on your Nintendo Switch.

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How to Watch Netflix on Nintendo Switch?

Before your start executing the methods listed below, you must connect your Nintendo Switch to your Television set.

Open the back cover of the Nintendo Switch Dock

To execute this step, follow the instructions listed below.

Step 1- Open the back cover of the Nintendo Switch Dock.

Step 2- Connect one end of a USB plug from the AC adapter to the Nintendo Switch and connect the AC adapter to an electrical socket.

Step 3- Connect one end of an HDMI cable to the HDMI OUT on your Nintendo Switch and the other end to an HDMI port on your Television set.

Step 4- Switch on your Television set and use HDMI as input.

Step 5- Run Nintendo Switch on your Television set.

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Method 1: Install Netflix on Nintendo Switch.

To install Netflix on your Nintendo Switch, follow the steps given below.

Step 1- Use your login credentials to open Nintendo Switch on your Television set.

Step 2- From the home screen menu, click on the e-shop icon.

How To Watch Netflix On Switch (Nintendo Switch 2020)

Step 3- Click on the box located beside the screen bar to get an on-screen keyboard.

Step 4- Use this on-screen keyboard and type ‘Netflix‘ in the search bar and click on the search icon.

Step 5- Search for ‘Netflix‘ from the list of applications displayed on your screen and click on ‘Install‘ to initiate the installation process.

Once installed successfully, you can start streaming your favorite movies and TV shows using Netflix on your Nintendo Switch.

Method 2: Alternative method to Install Netflix on Nintendo Switch.

The steps to be followed in the alternative method are listed below.

Step 1- Use your login credentials to open Nintendo Switch on your Television set.

Step 2- From the home screen menu, click on the e-shop icon.

Step 3- Select the ‘Menu‘ option from the top-right of your screen and click on the ‘Search‘ option.

Step 4- Select ‘Add Search Filters‘ and then, apply filters such as Platform, Genre, Publisher, and price. Then, click on the ‘Apply Filter‘ option.

Step 5- Search for ‘Netflix‘ from the list of applications displayed on your screen and click on ‘Install‘ to initiate the installation process.

How To Watch Netflix On Switch (Nintendo Switch 2020)

Once installed successfully, you can start streaming your favorite movies and TV shows using Netflix on your Nintendo Switch.

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Some frequently asked questions include:

Q1. Is Netflix coming on Nintendo Switch?

Since the launch of the Nintendo Switch back in 2017, an official version of Netflix has not been developed for it. To date, there is no information regarding the launch of Netflix on Nintendo Switch.

Q2. How do I get Netflix on my Nintendo switch?

The methods involved in installing Netflix on Nintendo Switch are easy to understand and execute. You can follow the advice-listed methods to do so!

Q3. Is it legal to install Netflix on Nintendo Switch?

As an official version of Netflix has not been released by its developers, installing Netflix on your Nintendo Switch can be considered illegal.

Conclusion:

This is all you need to know about Nintendo Switch and how you can install Netflix on it! Another method includes installed Android OS on your Nintendo Switch.

But, we do not recommend using that method, as your Nintendo Switch will be converted to an Android tablet. The most prominent drawback is that you will not be able to use all the features of Android as well as your Nintendo Switch. If you have any queries regarding the merits listed above or if you know of any better method to get Netflix on Nintendo Switch, then please let us know about it in the comments section below.

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