Can You Get Netflix on Nintendo Switch?

Netflix on Nintendo Switch

Pocket Guide

  • Netflix is not available for Nintendo Switch.
  • Jailbreak Switch: Turn ON Switch → Settings icon → Change DNS Settings to Manual → Tap Primary DNS → Enter → Select Connect to this Network → Tap Next → Tap Continue to Google or select Enter URL → Visit Netflix website → Sign in → Play a video.

Netflix is the most popular streaming service with a large fan base. This service includes video content from different languages around the world. It provides movies, TV shows, Netflix Originals, anime, and more. Netflix is a premium service that offers three monthly subscription plans, namely Basic ($9.99), Standard ($15.49), and Premium ($19.99). You can access Netflix via the Netflix website and app. The Netflix app is currently unavailable in the Nintendo eShop. Hence, you cannot install the app on Nintendo Switch.

But you can jailbreak the Nintendo Switch to stream Netflix content. Remember that jailbreaking your device leads to several complications, such as shortening the switch’s battery life, voiding the warranty, data breaches, etc.

How to Watch Netflix on Nintendo Switch

To Stream Netflix on your Switch, follow the step-by-step guidelines given below.

[1]. Initially, Turn On your Nintendo Switch. If you are using the Switch for the first time, follow the instructions on the screen to set up the Nintendo Switch.

[2]. Select the Settings icon on the home screen.

Tap on settings icon

[3]. On the left-hand side panel, Select the Internet option.

Select Internet option

[4]. Tap on the Internet Settings.

Click on Internet settings to setup Netflix on Nintendo Switch

[5]. Choose the Wi-Fi name to which you are connected and press the A button on your controller.

Select your Wi-Fi

[6]. Now tap Change Settings.

Select Change settings to set up Netflix on Nintendo Switch

[7]. Select DNS Settings and change the option from Automatic to Manual.

Change the DNS Settings

[8]. Find Primary DNS and press A on your controller. Then enter and tap the Save button.

Enter the Primary DNS value

[9]. Click OK to save the settings.

[10]. On the pop-up menu window, select Connect to this Network.

Select Connect to this network option to set up Netflix on Nintendo Switch

[11]. Select the option Next if Registration is required to use this network prompted.

[12].On the SwitchBru DNS window, tap Continue to Google or select Enter URL on the left side panel.

Tap Enter URL
  • Continue to Google: If you have selected this option, search for Netflix in Google.
  • Enter URL: Enter in the search box and hit Continue.
Search for Netflix on Nintendo Switch

[13]. Now, sign in to your account using Netflix login credentials.

[14]. Once signed in, play your favorite movie or TV show on the Netflix website and watch it on your Nintendo Switch.

Sign in to stream Netflix on Nintendo Switch

Try these Alternatives!

If you are not interested in jailbreaking your Switch, you can try these Netflix alternatives to watch movies and TV series on Switch.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is Netflix available on Nintendo Switch?

No. Netflix is not available on the Nintendo Switch eShop.

2. How do I get Netflix on my Nintendo Switch?

You can get Netflix on Nintendo Switch by jailbreaking your device.

3. How to stream Netflix for free on Switch?

Install the Kodi app on Nintendo Switch to stream Netflix for free.