Nintendo Switch Wired Internet LAN Adapter by HORI Officially Licensed by Nintendo, 29.99, 0, $, .
Enjoy the speed and stability of a wired internet connection on your Nintendo Switch with the Wired Internet LAN Adapter by HORI. Perfect for online multiplayer and easy to set up. Simply plug into the Nintendo Switch dock and connect to your router via LAN cable (not included) to enjoy a high...
I've connected my Switch via WiFi just fine but can't seem to get the wired connection to work at all. I've poured over dozens of sites and tried all suggestions to no success. Most of the conversations I've found ended with no resolution. I've tried contacting Nintendo directly but the call service isn't going through nor is their we chat service up. I'm entirely willing to change this review if anyone can help. Just to preemptively answer some questions:Yes I ensured my dock is attached to the LAN adapter, which is attached to the Ethernet cord, which is attached to the modemYes I've powered my Switch on and offYes I've powered my modem on and offYes I've unplugged and re-plugged the cablesYes I've tired multiple LAN ports on my modemYes I've tried multiple USB ports on my SwitchYes I've tried using different Ethernet cablesYes I've tried manually setting my DNS
A while ago I purchased this item, the Nintendo Switch Wired Internet LAN Adapter by HORI (Officially Licensed by Nintendo) .. and I must say that thus far I am very satisfied with it!I bought this Wired Internet LAN Adapter in the hopes that it would provide a more stable internet connection for my Nintendo Switch (while it is withinn the Dock).. in addition to the standard Wi-Fi connection that I typically use (whenever my Switch in not Docked).So far it seems to work just fine!In case you don't know, this process basically works pretty much as expected: As long as my Nintendo Switch is within the Dock (and thus connected to my TV) the Wired Internet LAN Adapter is used to connect it to the internet.But as soon as I remove my Switch from the Dock (using the Switch as a handheld device).. the active internet connection automatically switches over to my Wi-Fi connection.And of course whenever I place my Switch back into the Dock.. The Wired internet connection becomes active once again.The Wired Internet LAN Adapter was also very easy to connect to my Nintendo Switch console. The adapter simply plugs into the blue USB connector on the Dock.As I said I am very happy with it!
I don't know what people are talking about when they say that this doesn't support faster speeds. I suspect that the issue has to do with multiple devices in the home network (multiple routers etc) or with their ISP, but on my isp, I have about 90 Mbps down and pretty fast up from the direct modem connection. That's for my desktops, laptops, mobile devices etc as well even when they go through the wireless router I have.On my switch, I got 95.6 Mbps down and 9.2 Mbps up. Here is a photo of the test.As you can see, there is no SSID information. That is because this is through the LAN adapter and Ethernet cable.Make sure that you are using decent switches and routers for the best performance. Also, I have seen sometimes friends have issues with network devices because they don't have enough IP addresses set aside for their internal DHCP server. Then their devices start competing for IP addresses which cause issues.
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