Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

  • Log in to your Nintendo account using the web browser of your choice..
  • Choose "Family Group".
  • Select the account you want to set restrictions for.
  • Select the setting you want to restrict.
  • Select the setting "Spending/Purchases on Nintendo Switch eShop and the Nintendo website".
  • Check the box next to "Restrict this user's purchases on Nintendo Switch eShop and".
  • Check the box and click "Save Changes".

  • Click on "System Settings".
  • Press "Play time Limit".
  • Choose "Set individually".
Here you can set time limits for each day of the week.

  • Click on "System Settings".
  • Click on "Restraint Level."
  • In the bottom half of the screen, click "Free Communication With Others".
  • If the "Free Communication With Others" option is not selected, select "Customize settings" to manually manage your child's communications. Choosing the age of "Child" and "Pre-adolescence" will automatically restrict communications.
  • Choose the "Restrict Communication with Others" option next to the individual games you want to restrict communication for.

  • Click on "System Settings".
  • Click on "Restriction Level".
  • Select the appropriate age for your child (Teen, Child), or click "Customize Settings" to have more nuanced options.
    • Change the content your children can access.
      For example, if you select "Teen", your console will have access to "Appropriate for All Ages" games.

Nintendo Switch Presentation 2017 Trailer

Other platforms

Windows PC
PlayStation 4