How to Charge Nintendo Switch with Dock: A Step-by-Step Guide

By connecting to a Nintendo Switch dock using a USB charging cable . Ensure the AC adapter [HAC-002] supplied with your console is connected to your Nintendo Switch dock [HEG-007]/[HAC-007], then connect the USB charging cable to the dock. *A USB charging cable is supplied with the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.

If you’re a proud owner of a Nintendo Switch, you must know how important it is to keep the battery charged. Luckily, charging a Nintendo Switch is a simple process. In this guide, we’ll show you how to charge your Nintendo Switch with a dock.

First, you need to connect the AC adapter that came with your Nintendo Switch to your console. Once you have connected the adapter, you can place your Switch in the dock. You don’t have to worry about the Switch being in a specific screen or even turned on – as long as you slide it into the dock, it will start charging.

If you don’t want to use the dock, you can use the actual cable that comes with the AC adapter. Simply unplug the cable from the dock and plug it into the bottom of your Nintendo Switch. Like before, you don’t have to worry about the Switch being in a specific screen or turned on. Once you plug the cable in, it will start charging.

To check the battery status of your Nintendo Switch, you can go to the Controllers menu. Here, you can see the battery level of your console, the Joy-Cons, and any additional controllers. This is a great way to ensure that your Nintendo Switch is fully charged and ready to go when you need it.

Charging your Nintendo Switch is a simple process that anyone can do. Just follow the steps outlined in this guide, and you’ll have a fully charged console in no time. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.


How do I know if my Nintendo Switch is charging in the dock?
Is the charging indicator displayed? Turn on your console and look for the charging icon at the top-right of the screen. * The light on the dock is not a charging indicator.
Why is my Switch not charging in the dock?
Check the dock and cables The Fix: Unplug and then replug all cables to make sure they are securely connected to your Dock, your TV, and your outlets. If that doesn't fix the issue, the dock itself might have gotten damaged and could need repair. Charge your Switch directly with the cable for now.
Can I use phone charger to charge Nintendo Switch?
Is It Possible to Charge a Nintendo Switch With a Phone Charger? The short answer to this question is yes, you can charge your beloved Nintendo Switch console with any USB-C type phone charger (this applies to Nintendo Switch's latest OLED model too).