Nintendo Switch Online: Software updates (latest update: Ver. 1.4.1)

Nintendo Switch Online

On this page, you will find all there is to know about the Software updates for the Nintendo Switch Online app on Android and iOS (originally released on July 18th 2017 in North America, and July 19th in Europe and Japan).

How to download updates for the Nintendo Switch Online app for Android and iOS?

To download updates for the Nintendo Switch Online app, you have two options:

  • tap on the notification that should appear on your phone;
  • go to the App Store / Google Play Store, and more precisely to the “My Apps & Games” section > Installed tab (Play Store, Android) or the Updates tab (AppStore, iOS).

To check that you have the latest version installed, launch the app, and go to the Settings page (gear icon at the top right corner of the main screen): it’s listed there.

Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.4.1 (iOS)

  • Release date: September 18th 2018 (Europe, North America, Japan)
  • Platform: iOS
  • Download size: 64.5MB (iOS)
  • Patch notes:
  • Various issues are now resolved.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Official website: see links above!

Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.4.1 (Android) / Ver. 1.4.0 (iOS)

  • Release date: September 13th 2018 (North America) / September 14th 2018 (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android / iOS
  • Download size: 9.6MB (Android) / 64MB (iOS)
  • Patch notes:
  • More software added that supports voice chat.
  • Various improvements implemented, including performance and usability improvements.
  • Bug fixes implemented.

Ver. 1.4.0 patch notes

  • Added voice chat support for additional software.
    • A list of software that supports voice chat can be found within the app by selecting “Voice Chat” from the Main Menu, and then selecting “Supported Software.”
  • Other enhancements have been made to improve performance and usability.
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Official website: see links above!

Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.1.2

  • Release date: November 26th (North America) / November 27th (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android, iOS
  • Download size: 6.9MB (Android) / ???MB (iOS)
  • Patch notes:
  • Implemented bug fixes
  • Additional notes: none.
  • Official website: see links above!

Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.1.0

  • Release date: September 12th (North America) / September 13th (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android, iOS
  • Download size: 8.39MB (Android) / 98.5MB (iOS)
  • Patch notes:
  • Voice chat will now continue when other apps are opened.
  • Voice chat will now continue during sleep mode.
  • Improved support for Bluetooth devices.
  • Other issues are now resolved.

Note: On devices using Android 6.0 or later, voice chat cannot be used during sleep mode while power-saving features are activated. To use voice chat during sleep mode, go to Settings/Other in this app, then select Power Saving Settings and deactivate battery optimisation for this app.

  • Additional notes: this app cannot be used during sleep mode while power-saving featured are activated (Android 6.0 or later). You need to go to Settings/Other, then select Power Saving Settings and deactivate battery optimisation for this app.
  • Official website: Android / iOS

Nintendo Switch Online – Ver. 1.0.4

  • Release date: July 18th (North America) / July 19th (Europe, Japan)
  • Platform: Android, iOS
  • Download size: 22MB (Android) / 98.5MB (iOS)
  • Patch notes:

None. This is the first public build for the app, so there isn’t any.

  • Additional notes: service will officially launch alongside Splatoon 2, on July 21st. Until then, you will get a “Server maintenance” error after logging in to your Nintendo Account
  • More details: make sure to check out this post for additional details about the app (including system requirements, language, etc.)
  • Official website: Android / iOS

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