Android OS on Switch Ultimate Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by LightyKD, Jan 24, 2018.

  1. Smoker1

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    Just have to find a good one that will work with the Joy-Con. Get that set up right....... :D
     
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  2. TheDreamLord

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    From conversations with the developers, I don't see that being possible. When unlocking the bootloader, all devices will drop from L1 to L3 anyway, which the Switch is effectively a bootloader unlocked device.
     
  3. Equalz

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    I just want to be able to play clash royale on my switch :)
     
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  4. hippy dave

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    From conversations in other threads, it sounds like we can use a Magisk module to fool Netflix into using 720p. Think it's been confirmed working.
     
  5. TheDreamLord

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    I don't think that's possible? Steel01 and ByLaws both confirmed that it's Widevine L3 only.

    I'd also like to mention that I'm a tester and have been using it for a while now.
     
  6. hippy dave

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    Ok, maybe it wasn't confirmed working :rofl:
     
  7. StarGazerTom

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    Since you're a tester, how is it? In particular, swapping from portable to docked? Support for mic built in (whatsapp?) Docked mode usb devices such as mouse and keyboard? Resolutions?
     
  8. TheDreamLord

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    You can read a lot about my experience with it here: https://www.xda-developers.com/nintendo-switch-android-hands-on/

    I think that covers all of your questions!
     
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    Ah, I did just think of 1 question that I don't think was covered.

    I understand that we are unable to use usb sticks, hard drives etc on Android at the moment.

    But what about connecting the switch to our pc to transfer files? Like we would a phone? Does THAT work?
     
  11. TheDreamLord

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    Not at the moment, sadly.
     
  12. StarGazerTom

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    Damn! And here was me thinking I was being clever. FTP it is so I guess!

    Thanks for answering my question again :)
     
  13. TheDreamLord

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    No worries at all! Very excited for it to be released :)
     
  14. StarGazerTom

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    As am I! Looking very much to seeing what we can do with it :)
     
  15. phillyrider807

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    Something i didn't see on that report. I know netflix wont be HD. But what about files stored on the actual memory card? Can the switch play 4k movies through docked mode and a media app??
     
  16. masagrator

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    It can anything supported by nvdec (which in this case is even 4k60 for VP9 and H265).
    But output can be only 4K30 if it's working good.
     
  17. StarGazerTom

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    Technically the Switch can fully output 4k60fps, but because the hdmi port on the dock is only HDMI 1.4A, it'll only be able to output 4k30fps.

    Still 4k though!
     
  18. phillyrider807

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    Got it nice!!! Do you recall any button mapping apps working with the joycons?
     
  19. StarGazerTom

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    Not a clue on them!
     
  20. josephdin

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