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Signing into a Microsoft Account for Online Multiplayer on Nintendo Switch

In order to play online multiplayer in Minecraft Dungeons on Nintendo Switch, you will need to login to the game using a Microsoft Account. This article explains how to successfully login and begin adding friends to play together online.

If you do not have a Microsoft Account, they can be created for free by following the directions in our article on Setting up a Microsoft Account.

NOTE: A valid Nintendo Switch Online Membership is also required to play online.

  1. When launching Minecraft Dungeons for the first time, you are prompted to login to a Microsoft Account.

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  1. Using another device, such as a phone or a tablet, go to https://www.microsoft.com/link. Enter the code shown on your Nintendo Switch.

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  1. After successful sign in, you will be connected to Minecraft Dungeons with your Microsoft account! Microsoft Account Settings can be changed at https://account.xbox.com/settings.

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  1. If you choose not to link your accounts, you may do so at any time in the Game Settings Menu by selecting “Configure Online Play”. You may also log out of your Microsoft Account from this screen at any time.

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  1. From the main menu and Hero select screen, pressing the L and R buttons will switch between Online Game and Offline Game. After selecting Online Game, friends can be added by selecting Add Friend and searching for their gamertag.

    Friends’ game sessions can be joined from the main menu or invited to your own game session by selecting Friends from The Camp after starting an Online Game.

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Last Updated - 2020-07-06 15:24:53 UTC

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