How to Connect a Bluetooth Headset to the Nintendo Switch

After four years of its release, the Nintendo Switch has finally received an update that allows you to connect a Bluetooth headset to it. The feature is quite interesting, as it eliminates the need to use an adapter to connect the devices to the console — something that could generate some headache.

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However, the novelty has some limitations, such as not being able to use the phone when more than two wireless controllers are connected, and you can’t use the microphone for chat in multiplayer games. Regardless, connecting a Bluetooth headset to the Nintendo Switch is something that can be done quickly and conveniently. Check out the step by step below!

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    Step 1: From the Nintendo Switch home screen, go to the “Console Setup” tab.

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  • On the Nintendo Switch home screen, go to the “Console Configuration” tab (Screenshot: Diego Sousa)

    Step 2: Click on “Bluetooth Audio” on the left side menu.

    Click on “Bluetooth Audio” in the left side menu (Screenshot: Diego Sousa)

    Step 3

    : Wait for the console to recognize the device.

  • Wait until the console recognizes your console (Screenshot: Diego Sousa)

    Step 4: Select the handset and wait until it is paired to the console.

    Select the phone and wait until it is paired (Screenshot: Diego Sousa)

    Step 5

    : Click “OK” to be able to use it normally.

    Click “OK” to be able to proceed and use the Bluetooth headset on the Nintendo Switch (Screenshot: Diego Sousa)

    Ready! You can now connect a Bluetooth headset to the Nintendo Switch.

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