Nintendo Switch Online is a service that allows players to play games with other players, get discounts and special deals, and other similar benefits. It is an online service exclusive to the Nintendo platform—a known thing that you see common to videogame consoles. 

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Similar to PlayStation Plus and other services, the Nintendo offers a seven-day trial that users can avail themselves—to try out the benefits of the Nintendo Switch Online service. 

In this guide, we will share the steps using which you can activate the Nintendo Switch Online service on your device. 

How to Activate the Nintendo Switch Online Free 7-Day Trial

You can activate the Nintendo Switch Online seven-day trial using a Credit Card or a PayPal account. 

  • Power On your Nintendo Switch 
  • Launch the Nintendo eShop from the Home menu
  • Select the Nintendo Switch Online option [You will find it on the left side of eShop]
  • Select Free Trial banner
    • If it’s not present:
      • You have already claimed the Nintendo Switch Online seven days trial 
      • You have an existing Nintendo Switch Online subscription
  • Enter your wallet or Credit Card details based on the availability 
  • Once the process is done, your Nintendo Switch Online seven-day trial will become active

Post seven days, a one-month fee will get deducted from the added wallet or Credit Card. So, if you want to avoid that, make sure you cancel the auto-renewal before your trial ends. 

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