How to Enable/Disable the Console Button Input


In this article, you’ll learn how to enable or disable console button input on Nintendo Switch Lite.


  • This setting is "on" by default and is available for Nintendo Switch Lite only. It is not compatible with the Nintendo Switch console.

  • This setting can be turned off only when there is a wireless controller paired to the Nintendo Switch Lite system.

  • When this setting is turned off, the system will stop receiving inputs from the console buttons, and it will only receive inputs from a paired wireless controller.

  • This setting will be turned back on automatically when the system is restarted, or after the system is woken from sleep mode.

Complete These Steps:

  1. From the HOME Menu, select System Settings.

  2. Navigate to the Controllers and Sensors section, then select Console Button Input. This setting will be turned off.

    • Select this option again to turn it back on.