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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to record video clips on the Nintendo Switch and share them on social media.
You'll Need:
  • Your Switch User Account to be linked to a Nintendo Network ID.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to record video clips on the Nintendo Switch and share them on social media.
You'll Need:
  • Your Switch User Account to be linked to a Nintendo Network ID.
  1. While playing your game, press and briefly hold the Share button.
    Nintendo left joy con showing the capture button.
  2. The last 30 seconds of play will be recorded in compatible games.
    Nintendo switch saving gameplay

Video clip recording is disabled/restricted on certain titles and certain elements within games may be unable to be recorded.

  1. Navigate to the Album.
    Nintendo switch home menu showing album highlighted.
  2. Select the video clip you want to share and tap the A button.
    Nintendo Switch album showing video selections
  3. Select Post.
    Nintendo switch posting a video
  4. Choose Twitter or Facebook.
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