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How to Set Up a Nintendo SNES Classic Edition

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Introduction

The Nintendo SNES Classic Edition is a throwback, a console to enjoy the fun you had with the original SNES from Nintendo. The games are already setup on it.

This guide will help you get setup and enjoying your favorite games again, fast.

SNES Classic
 

1 Basic Setup

  1. Connect the power adapter to the back of your console, and to the wall.
    Back of SNES Classic power port highlighted
     
  2. Connect the HDMI cable to the back of your console, and to your television.
    Back of SNES Classic HDMI port highlighted
     
  3. Flip open the front of your console.
    Front of SNES Classic controller port cover open
     
  4. Plug in the two controllers into the 2 ports at the front.
  5. Slide the power slider on the left up, to turn on your console. A small red light on the front will tell you the console is on.
    top of SNES Classic power switch highlighted
     

You're all set up! There are no other settings you need to worry about; choose the game you'd like to play, and enjoy.

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The Nintendo SNES Classic Edition is a throwback, a console to enjoy the fun you had with the original SNES from Nintendo. The games are already setup on it.

This guide will help you get setup and enjoying your favorite games again, fast.

SNES Classic
 

  1. Connect the power adapter to the back of your console, and to the wall.
    Back of SNES Classic power port highlighted
     
  2. Connect the HDMI cable to the back of your console, and to your television.
    Back of SNES Classic HDMI port highlighted
     
  3. Flip open the front of your console.
    Front of SNES Classic controller port cover open
     
  4. Plug in the two controllers into the 2 ports at the front.
  5. Slide the power slider on the left up, to turn on your console. A small red light on the front will tell you the console is on.
    top of SNES Classic power switch highlighted
     

You're all set up! There are no other settings you need to worry about; choose the game you'd like to play, and enjoy.