How to Connect Keyboard and Mouse to Nintendo Switch
We all know the comfort of playing games on a PC. This comfort comes from the usage of a keyboard or mouse. In contrast, the controllers have very few input options and may lack speed compared to the keyboard and mouse. Nintendo Switch is popularly known for its compact design and portability. One can connect an external keyboard and mouse to Nintendo Switch without much effort. The Switch has options to directly connect to a keyboard or mouse to it. However, the functionality is limited. Still, there are some possibilities to expand its functionality using certain tools.
 Nintendo Switch Dock Set – By connecting docks to your Switch, you can get more USB ports. This will allow you to connect external devices, like a keyboard, mouse, etc., to your Switch.
 PXN K5 USB Adapter.
 Keyboard and Mouse.
How to Connect USB keyboard or Mouse to Switch
 Go to Settings and navigate to Controllers and Sensors Settings.
 Turn On the Pro Controller Wired Communication.
 From the Nintendo Switch main menu, open the Controllers tab.
 Select Change Grip/Order.
 Here, Turn Off the controller you are using now.
 Connect the Dock to the Nintendo Switch.
 Next, plug one end of the USB Type C cable into the USB port of the dock.
 Plug in the other end of the USB Type C cable into the PXN K5 USB Adapter.
 Connect the USB keyboard and mouse to the USB adapter port.
 Press Ctrl + 2 on the keyboard until the LED on the adapter turns red.
 Your keyboard and mouse will appear in the Change Grip/Order menu after a few seconds. This will indicate the successful connection
 Finally, press the Esc key to return to the main menu. Use Space Bar or Enter key on the keyboard to choose the menu further.
How to Connect Wireless Keyboard and Mouse to Nintendo Switch
 Connect the USB adapter to your Nintendo Switch dock.
 Now plug the dongle of your wireless keyboard and mouse into the USB adapter port on the Nintendo Switch dock.
 Finally, turn On the Wireless keyboard and Bluetooth option on Nintendo Switch.
 Now, the Switch automatically deducts and connects the Wireless Keyboard and Mouse.
Other Nintendo Switch Guides:
- How to Connect Bluetooth Headphones to Nintendo Switch.
- How to Connect AirPods to Nintendo Switch.
- How to Connect Nintendo Switch Controller.
- How to Connect Nintendo Switch to PC.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. You can connect a keyboard or mouse to Switch using several tools like Nintendo Switch Dock Set, etc.
You need PXN K5 USB Adapter to connect the keyboard and mouse to the Switch.
Yes. All Nintendo Switches are compatible with keyboards.
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