How to Pause Game on Nintendo Switch

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How to Pause a Game on Nintendo Switch

You can pause most games on your Nintendo Switch by pressing the + Button. This will bring up the pause menu, where you can resume playing, adjust settings, or quit the game. Some games may have different controls for pausing, so consult the game’s manual if you’re unsure.

How to unpause a Game on Nintendo Switch

You can unpause a game on Nintendo Switch in a few different ways. The most common way is to simply press the “Start” or “Pause” button on the Switch console itself. You can also use the Joy-Con or Pro Controller (if you have one) to unpause the game.

If you’re using a Joy-Con controller, you can press the “+” button to unpause the game. If you’re using a Pro Controller, you can press the “HOME” button to unpause the game.

Finally, you can simply shake the Nintendo Switch console if you want to unpause the game without using any buttons. This will cause the game to unpause and start playing again.

How to Save a Game on Nintendo Switch

If you want to quit a game on your Nintendo Switch, you can do so from the Home menu. To do this, press and hold the “Home” button on your Switch console for a few seconds. This will bring up the Home menu, where you can select “Close Application” to quit the game.

If you want to save your game progress first, you can select “Suspend Software” from the Home menu. This will save your game progress to the system memory, and you can resume your game later by selecting the game from the Home menu.

How to Exit a Game on Nintendo Switch

To exit a game on the Nintendo Switch, simply press the Home button while playing. This will take you to the Home screen, where you can then select “Exit Game”. If you want to close the game completely, you will need to press the Home button, then go to “System Settings”, select “Suspend Software”, and finally select “Suspend for Real”.

How to Restart a Game on Nintendo Switch

It’s easy to restart a game on your Nintendo Switch. Just follow the steps below:

-From the HOME Menu, select “Controllers.”
-Select “Change Grip/Order.”
-Select the game you want to restart.
-Choose the “Restart” option.

How to Power Off Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch has a quick and easy way to power off the system, even if it’s not responding to input. Here’s how:

1. Press and hold the Power button for at least three seconds.
2. Select Power Options from the menu that appears.
3. Select Power Off.

If you’re having trouble with your Switch, you can also try holding down the Power button for 12 seconds to force it to shut down.

How to Take a Screenshot on Nintendo Switch

To take a screenshot on the Nintendo Switch, simply press and hold the Capture button for a few seconds. The screenshot will be saved to your Album automatically.

How to Record Gameplay on Nintendo Switch

From the HOME Menu, select System Settings.

Select Emperor.

Choose Records and select Gameplay recording.

Configure your video quality and sound settings, then select Output to… to choose where you want your gameplay footage saved. Select Internal Storage to save to the system memory, a USB storage device to save to an external USB drive, or an SD Card to save to a microSD card in the Nintendo Switch console.

Once configured, press ZL + ZR on the Joy-Con controllers or the SL + SR buttons on the Pro Controller at any time during gameplay to begin recording up to 30 minutes of footage. You can also select Record from now if you want to start recording immediately.

NOTE: Only active gameplay can be recorded; cutscenes and non-active gameplay cannot be recorded.
Footage will be saved in 5-minute blocks; if you wish to record for longer than 5 minutes, simply press ZL + ZR (Joy-Con controllers) or SL + SR (Pro Controller) again when the recording time expires to extend another 5 minutes.
To stop recording gameplay footage at any time, press ZL + ZR (Joy-Con controllers) or SL + SR (Pro Controller) once more.

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