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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to take screenshots on the Nintendo Switch and share them on social media.
You'll Need:
  • Your Nintendo Switch user account linked with a Nintendo account in order for social media linking options to be available.

1 Take Screenshot

  1. To capture a photo during gameplay, press the Capture button on the left Joy-Con.
    Capture button highlighted on left Joy-Con.
  2. To view all captured screenshots, select the Album on the home screen.
    Album option highlighted in Nintendo Switch menu.
  3. From here you can edit and share your screenshots.

2 Share Screenshot

  1. Navigate to the Album.
    Album option highlighted in Nintendo Switch menu.
  2. Select the screenshot you want to share.
    Screenshots highlighted in Nintendo Switch album.
  3. Choose Editing and Posting.
    Editing and Posting option highlighted for opened screenshot on Nintendo Switch.
  4. Select Post.
    Post option highlighted for selected screenshot on Nintendo Switch.
  5. Choose your User Account.
    Account selection screen on Nintendo Switch.
  6. Select the social media account you want to post to.
    Social media account selection screen on Nintendo Switch.
  7. Enter your message and post it.
    Message entry box and Post button highlighted on Nintendo Switch.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to take screenshots on the Nintendo Switch and share them on social media.
You'll Need:
  • Your Nintendo Switch user account linked with a Nintendo account in order for social media linking options to be available.
  1. To capture a photo during gameplay, press the Capture button on the left Joy-Con.
    Capture button highlighted on left Joy-Con.
  2. To view all captured screenshots, select the Album on the home screen.
    Album option highlighted in Nintendo Switch menu.
  3. From here you can edit and share your screenshots.
  1. Navigate to the Album.
    Album option highlighted in Nintendo Switch menu.
  2. Select the screenshot you want to share.
    Screenshots highlighted in Nintendo Switch album.
  3. Choose Editing and Posting.
    Editing and Posting option highlighted for opened screenshot on Nintendo Switch.
  4. Select Post.
    Post option highlighted for selected screenshot on Nintendo Switch.
  5. Choose your User Account.
    Account selection screen on Nintendo Switch.
  6. Select the social media account you want to post to.
    Social media account selection screen on Nintendo Switch.
  7. Enter your message and post it.
    Message entry box and Post button highlighted on Nintendo Switch.
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