How to access hidden internet or web-browsing feature on Nintendo Switch

Here's a simple guide to access web-browsing or internet access on Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch
How to access internet or web-browsing feature on Nintendo Switch

Nintendo has by default disabled the internet surfing feature on the Nintendo Switch. However, an Imgur and Reddit user named 'JusTheo' has unearthed a secret way to access the worldwide web using the integrated browser on the Nintendo Switch.

Here are a few simple steps that will let you browse the internet on your Nintendo Switch:

Steps to browse internet via Nintendo Switch

Step 1: Go to Settings, open Internet tab and select Internet Settings.

Nintendo Switch System Settings

Step 2: Now choose your Wi-Fi network from the list of registered networks.

Nintendo Switch Internet Settings

Step 3: Select Change Settings, tap on DNS Settings to select it and then choose the Manual option.

Nintendo Switch DNS Settings
Nintendo Switch DNS setup

Step 4: Change your Primary DNS to and secondary DNS to

Nintendo Switch Primary DNS setup
Nintendo Switch Primary and secondary DNS setup

Step 5: Finally, hit the Save button to save the network configuration details and then hit OK for confirmation.

Nintendo Switch

Step 6: Return to the Internet Settings screen where you have chosen your Wi-Fi network and then select 'Connect to this Network'.

Nintendo Switch browser URL
Nintendo Switch browser URL

Step 7: Now the DNS tricks the switch into thinking that you need to sign into your Wi-Fi network. Just click Next and you will now see a web browser URL box on the screen.

That's it. You are all set to enjoy your web browsing experience on the Nintendo Switch.

[Source: JusTheo (Imgur) via Reddit]