So, you dont really need the Nintendo Switch to be docked to play games on a TV. All you need is a compatible USB-C to HDMI adaptor and a suitable stand (optional). In short, if youre away from home or the dock is damaged, you can play Nintendo Switch games on a big screen.
Does Nintendo Switch have to be charged to play on TV?
There are two ways to charge a Nintendo Switch console, and both allow you to play while youre charging. When your Switch is in its dock, even if youre playing on the TV, the console will be charging via the power cable connected to the dock.
How can I connect a Switch to my TV without a charger?
If you want to connect your Switch to your TV without its dock, youre going to need a HDMI to USB-C converter. Then, all you need to do is plug the USB-C end into the Switch, and the HDMI end into the back of your television. So, you can easily use a Nintendo Switch without its dock.
Can play Nintendo Switch on TV?
The Nintendo Switch docking station allows you to connect your console to a TV, monitor or projector. Simply pull open the side panel on the dock. Next, plug one end of the HDMI cable into the dock, then plug the other end into your display (monitor, TV, projector, etc.).
How do u connect Nintendo Switch to TV?
Complete these stepsOpen the back cover of the Nintendo Switch Dock. Connect the USB plug from the Nintendo Switch AC adapter (model No. Connect one end of the HDMI cable into the bottom terminal of the dock labeled HDMI OUT, then connect the other end into an HDMI port on your television or monitor.
Can I put movies on my Nintendo Switch?
Sadly, the Nintendo Switch is pretty limited on video purchasing and streaming options. However, thanks to the YouTube app and Movies Anywhere, you can now play iTunes-purchased movies on Switch! Subscribe to the Nintendo Enthusiast channel for more videos like this!