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Nintendo Switch Tutorial.  How to prevent games from being updated automatically?

Nintendo Switch Tutorial. How to prevent games from being updated automatically?

The Nintendo Switch was generally created to automatically update games. And 99% of the time, that’s a good thing! But in some cases incorrect update (it happens) or Correction of bugs we want to reproduce (As in Shining diamond and shining pearl Pokemon), It may be interesting not to download. The option is a little hidden, so let’s see how!

How To Prevent Automatic Update Of Games On Nintendo Switch

To get started, go to the console settings. This is the small cokewheel located at the bottom of the home screen.

The console settings are located at the bottom of the Nintendo Switch home screen. © Ouest-France

Then, in the left column, scroll down to reach the “Console” note. Stand on it and press A.

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In the Nintendo Switch settings you will find the “Console” area at the very bottom of the left column. © Ouest-France

Press A to enter the right column, then scroll down again. You should see the option “Automatic software update” and “Yes”. Place the cursor on it and press A to change it to “No”.

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Under the “Console” section of the Nintendo Switch settings, find the “Automatic software update” option. If “Yes” is displayed, press A once to change to “No”. © Ouest-France

There you go! From now on, if a game gets an update, the console will ask if you need to update it first. All you have to do is press the “Start Existing” button.

Now Photo, Nintendo Switch will ask if you want to download the update for your games.  If you want to be in the previous version,

From now on, Nintendo Switch will ask you if you want to download the update for your games. If you want to continue with the previous version, select the “Start Existing” option. © Ouest-France

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Remember not to rush by pressing the A button, because the cursor is located by default on “Download”.