How to Get Disney Plus on Switch? Newest

This guide will show you how to get Disney Plus on Switch.

Disney Plus is an online streaming service platform launched by Disney, offering a wide range of exclusive content, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Lucas, and other movies. This premium content attracts many subscribers and Disney Plus is available on various devices, including Android, IOS devices, Smart TVs, Roku, Xbox and more. So there are also subscribers who want to know how to watch Disney+ on Nintendo Switch, and this article will tell you the solutions.

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Disney plus on switch release date​

With Netflix pulling out of the Nintendo Switch, Disney+ has an excellent opportunity to expand its handheld audience, so it has been leaked that the Disney+ streaming service will be available on a wide range of platforms, including the Nintendo Switch. However, disappointingly, the Switch was not among the supported platforms for Disney+ when it was released on November 12, 2019.

Many people want to know why isn't Disney plus or Netflix on the switch. In fact, when the Nintendo Switch was first released, Netflix was available on it, so it was assumed that Disney+ would also be on the Switch. However, Netflix has since stopped working on the Switch, and Disney+ is available on Xbox One and Playstation 4, so it won't be on the Switch in the near future either. However, there are still users who are successfully watching Disney+ on Switch, and I will show these methods now.

How to get Disney Plus on Switch?​

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Right now, it's not possible to play Disney Plus on Switch, although word is that Disney Plus works well on Switch and the decision is Disney's. But the good news is that Disney Plus supports working on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which is convenient for gamers who want to watch the stream.

Some users have streamed Disney Plus to Switch as follows.

1. Set up Nintendo Switch on your TV.

2. Install the Disney Plus app and sign in.

3. Or go to the Nintendo Switch home screen and select Disney Plus from the search filter and install it.

Although the Nintendo Switch does not support Disney Plus, you can still watch some streaming content on it. You can download Hulu and YouTube from the Nintendo eShop. there are many Disney trailers and clips available on YouTube.

1. Press the power button in the upper left corner of the Nintendo Switch.

2. Go to the Nintendo Switch's news field display.

3. Tap A catch on the screen.

4. You will be taken to the Switch's home screen.

5. Click on the Nintendo e-shop icon on the home screen.

6. Log in to your Nintendo Switch account and go to the e-shop.

7. Select the app from the results of the Nintendo Switch to download and install.

How to connect Nintendo Switch to TV?​

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1. Open the back cover of the Nintendo Switch Dock.

2. Connect the USB port of the Switch AC adapter to the top of the dock and the other end to the power supply.

3. Connect one end of the HDMI cable to the HDMI port of your TV and the other end to the HDMI OUT of the Switch.

4. Close the back cover of the Nintendo Switch dock.

5. Remove the left and right Joy-Con controllers and insert the console into the docking station.

How to install Android on Nintendo Switch?​

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Since Nintendo's Switch uses a custom system, many users would like to install Android on the Switch so that they can continue to install some applications like Disney Plus, Emotn Store, etc. on it.

Someone disassembled the Switch and found that it uses the Tegra chipset, an ARM-based chipset, so it could theoretically support the Android mobile operating system. Please note that hacking the Switch may render the machine unusable if not done properly. If you want to try to install Android on Nintendo Switch, please read the following steps. (Usually works with older models of Switch)

1. Turn on Nintendo Switch and make sure Joy-Coys is connected and synced with the console.

2. Power off and remove the microSD card and format the card to FAT32.

3. Download Lineage OS 17.1 (based on Android 10) and the Hekate bootloader on your computer.

4. Connect the removed microSD to the computer, you'd better back up the contents in advance.

5. Open the Lineage 17.1 ZIP file and drag and drop the files from the file to the root directory of the microSD card.

6. Insert the microSD card back into your Nintendo Switch.

7. Connect the RCM loader to your Switch.

8. Press the power button to initialize the boot, then press and hold volume down and you will enter Hekate.

9. Make sure it says "Found 2 out of 2 Joy-Cons".

10. Click Close.

11. Tap “Partition SD Card”

12. Drag the Android slider to select how much space you want the SD card to reserve for Android and continue to click Next to wait for the microSD card to partition.

13. When prompted if you want to reboot to TWRP, click "Continue".

14. Allow modifications and press "Install".

15. Click "Select Storage" and choose the microSD card.

16. Click on Lineage 17.1 ZIP and swipe to confirm, then reboot the system after completing the installation.

17. Press the volume to start Hekate during reboot.

18. Select "More configs" on the menu page and then select "switchroot Android 10".

19. You can then download the Google Play Store and install it to the Nintendo Switch and download Disney Plus from the Google Play Store

Note: Modification of the Nintendo Switch requires caution, this method is collected from the members. Please take your own risk.

What devices are compatible with Disney+?​

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Although Disney+ is not compatible with Nintendo, it supports many other streaming devices.

Disney+ supports the following devices:

  • Android phones/tablets
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android TV
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • LG Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • VIZIO Compatible Smart TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Web Browser


While Disney Plus works well on many streaming devices, it is still not compatible with Nintendo Switch. Some users shared their method of getting Disney plus on switch, but you can consider whether it applies to your situation. If you want to watch Disney, you can get a streaming stick for a very small budget.

The Nintendo Switch can watch content like Youtube and Hulu, which means the Switch has no problem with streaming, so we can only hope that Disney Plus will be available on the Switch sooner. However, considering Disney Plus is already on PlayStation and Xbox, maybe we'll have to wait a long time.