Factory Reset / Hard Reset NINTENDO Switch

Hard Reset . This tutorial will show you the easiest way to perform a factory reset operation in . Remove all personal data, customized settings and installed apps from your device. Before you can use Hard Reset always remember to make copies of your data.

How To Hard Reset ?

  1. For this method to work, you need to access the hidden Maintenance Mode of your Nintendo Switch. Please remember, this will make all data saved on your microSD card unusable.
  2. First, power off your Switch by pressing and holding the Power button.
  3. Once the console is fully turned off, press and hold both the Volume Up and Volume Down buttons at the same time, then press the Power button too.
  4. While in Maintenance Mode, select Initialize Console. This won’t delete any of your save data.

Please wait a few minutes until your phone restarts and you must complete the first settings to be able to use the device.

When You Have To Hard Reset / Factory Reset Your Device?

  • You wanna Erase All Data From Phone
  • Forgotten Security Screen Lock Code
  • Forgotten Security Password
  • Forgotten Pattern Lock
  • Forgotten User Code
  • Forgotten Phone Lock
  • If your phone encountered a software error
  • If Your Phone works much slower, than when it was new

*Using the Hard Reset is safe and should not cause any damage. After using this feature, your device will have the software and set of applications as the moment they leave the factory.

Warning: Performing a hard reset deletes all of your user data, which includes pictures, videos, and music saved to your internal memory. Please make sure to back up your information prior to performing a hard reset.

*Have we missed any device model? Let us know by contacting us via Contact Us page.