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What sd card format for nintendo Switch

 



Nintendo Switch 

Nintendo Switch is one of the best devices for gamers out there, it can suffer from a shortage of storage. To expand that, a lot of people use SD cards but can encounter issues like these. Well, to use your memory card correctly, you need to first format the SD card on Switch or your PC.




How to Set Up a microSD Card on Switch

Make sure you have a microSD card that’s compatible with Nintendo Switch. Nintendo’s console only supports microSD cards up to 2GB in size, microSDHC cards between 4GB and 32GB in size, and microSDXC cards with sizes 64GB and up. If you need help picking one, check out our roundup of the best microSD cards for Nintendo Switch.

Undock your Nintendo Switch unit and flip open the rear kickstand. This will reveal the system's microSD slot.
Gently insert your microSD card into the slot. Make sure the label is up and facing away from the console. You’ll hear a little clicking sound when it’s firmly in place.

Close the door on the back.

Turn on your Nintendo Switch.

You should see on your Nintendo Switch that your microSD card has been inserted and is recognized. But if it’s not recognized and you’re sure it’s properly inserted, be sure the microSD card has been formatted. If the card hasn’t been formatted to work with the Switch, we’ll need to format it.




How to Format a microSD Card


  • Insert the microSD card into your Nintendo Switch.
  • Turn your Nintendo Switch on.
  • Select Settings from the home screen.
  • Select System from the settings menu. It's at the bottom of the menu




  • Select Formatting Options. It's all the way at the bottom of the menu.
  • Select Format microSD Card.





  • Select Continue.









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