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    How to Access/Change the Quick Settings


    Instructions for accessing and configuring the Quick Settings on a console in the Nintendo Switch family.

    Additional Information:

    Quick Settings are a group of frequently used settings that can be invoked at any time. They will be displayed on the right side of the screen.

    Complete These Steps:

    To access Quick Settings:

    Press and hold the HOME Button for at least one second.

    • Within the Quick Settings screen you can access the following options:
      • Sleep Mode - Set the console to sleep mode.
      • Automatic Brightness (Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch – OLED Model consoles only) - Enable/disable screen brightness adjustment based on ambient brightness.
      • Screen Brightness - Manually adjust screen brightness.
      • Volume Control - Adjust the volume on the console speakers.
      • Flight Mode - Disable all wireless communication functionality, including internet communication, local communication, Bluetooth, and near-field communication. Some types of wireless communication can still be switched on manually when the console is in Flight Mode.


        If the Joy-Con controllers are detached from the console when flight mode is activated (tabletop mode), you must tap the console screen and enable Bluetooth communications within System Settings > Flight Mode > Bluetooth®, otherwise you will not be able to operate the console with the Joy-Con controllers.

    To exit Quick Settings, perform one of the following actions:

    • Press the B Button
    • Press the HOME button
    • Tap outside of the Quick Settings screen