Nintendo Switch Parental Cont…

Nintendo Switch Parental Cont…

By Nintendo Co., Ltd.

  • Category: Lifestyle
  • Release Date: 2017-03-02
  • Current Version: 1.7.0
  • Adult Rating: 17+
  • File Size: 70.73 MB
  • Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 18,619 Ratings


Nintendo Switch Parental Controls™ is a free app for smart devices to keep you engaged with your family's gaming activities on Nintendo Switch. ◆ A Nintendo Switch console with the latest available system version is required to use this app. This is recommended for people worried about things such as: 1. Is my child spending too much time playing games? 2. What kind of games is my child playing? 3. Are the games my child is playing age-appropriate? Below are three special features of the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app: 1. Monitor play time on your console. Set a play-time limit and the console will notify users that the time limit has been reached. Parents and guardians can check the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app to see if the time limit has been followed. It is also possible to suspend gameplay automatically when the play-time limit is reached. 2. Check up on your console's gameplay. The summary function allows you to easily see what games have been played on the console recently and how much time was spent playing each day. View daily reports and monthly summaries of play activity. If you choose to receive push notifications, you'll be notified when a new monthly summary is available. It's an easy way to see what kind of games your family is interested in. 3. Restrict console features. Nintendo Switch functions can be restricted to prevent the console from playing games above a certain age rating. Attention: ◆ An Internet connection is required to use this app. Cellular data may be used. A Nintendo Account (for ages 18 and up) is also required. ◆ Restrictions to Nintendo eShop purchases can be set from Nintendo Account settings. ◆ Your use of this app is subject to the Nintendo Account User Agreement available at ◆ In order to make use of all of the features and settings available in the Nintendo Switch Parental Controls app, all registered Nintendo Switch consoles need to be using the latest system version.



  • Awesome

    By Lbpmartin
    I love it!
  • Meh

    By ProlificOne12
    Ok to limit total usage of game play but only works for one kid. If have multiple kids can only limit total time by all users. Not what was expected.
  • Great but needs one tiny feature

    By mr selvage
    Hey Nintendo, I LOVE the app and everything is great, but I have a suggestion... can u try to add a joy con vibration feature from the app like in a scenario where a kid is hiding the switch from their parent when it’s time up for the day. Also if you lost your switch inside your house. I hope you consider making these changes and I am so glad I have your products. ( ◠‿◠ )
  • Needs individual settings

    By lij
    Like many others, I had assumed I could set individual settings - why on earth not? Seems almost useless without that. Also, we need a no-playing-before time for the kid who gets up at 4 am in order to play...
  • Good app!! Idea:

    By Rhfgcfffbdvhyvfcff
    I am not a parent, I use it when I let friends play. I think you should be able to watch the screen and track it. Besides that, It’s a great app.
  • Link

    By toadzeldaa
    Estaría bien poder activar y desactivar la cuenta
  • Parental controls

    By Zegna102
    This helps keep my little sister off it for a bit.
  • Nice app.

    By D Lovehaighte
    It’s a nice easy app. To help curb video game times creeping to all day.
  • Switch Parental Controls

    By Zane-MarioMVP
    It’s great for monitoring play time for everyone!
  • Promising, but missing features

    By oldtownleos
    Features needed: 1. Ability to limit play time per user profile, rather than only by entire device. 2. Ability to set “on” time, rather than just bed time. Without that feature, kids tend to rise earlier out of wanting to use the device. Or one child rises early and uses up all the play time before the other child wakes.