12 Nintendo Switch tips and tricks you probably didn't know (but really should)

A Nintendo Switch console on a table using the best Nintendo Switch tips and tricks
(Image credit: Nintendo)

However long you've had your console, some Nintendo Switch tips and tricks may have passed you by. We'll aim to put that right in this article, summing up some of the features that have improved our own experience with the device.

From saving battery life on the Switch to remapping buttons, saving space and even finding lost Joy-Cons, there are plenty of tricks that can help you customise your Switch or improve how you use Nintendo's fun, compact console. You might also want to consider some of the best Nintendo Switch accessories, but in this piece we're focusing exclusively on things you can do modify with Switch consoles themselves, with no need to buy anything else.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.