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Nintendo Switch Online App Update Removes Requirement For App Focus

by Donald Theriault - September 12, 2017, 6:11 pm EDT
Total comments: 3 Source: Nintendo

And bug fixes. (But no stability.)

One of the chief complaints with the Nintendo Switch Online App has been resolved.

Version 1.1 of the app, available now on the iOS App Store and Google Play, allows for voice chat to be used while other apps have focus or while the phone is in sleep mode.

Other bug fixes were also implemented in the update.


ShyGuySeptember 12, 2017

Yay! baby steps...

SeacorSeptember 12, 2017

I am glad they were able to finally update the app. It still boggles the mind why a mobile OS feature that has been available for years was not in the initial version of this app.

StratosSeptember 13, 2017

Sound has always been an issue in all of Nintendo's apps. No other apps have hijacked my sound and then caused my notifications volume to jack up and shock my entire work group. I play all Nintendo games with mute on due to this. Otherwise Nintendo's apps have been of impressive quality compared to many others on the market.

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