Random Nintendo Switch Question

Discussion in 'Switch - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Coolperez8, May 25, 2017.

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What happens when you dock a Samsung Galaxy S8 in the Nintendo Switch dock?

  1. Absolutely nothing

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  2. Galaxy S8 charges

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  3. Galaxy S8 outputs to TV

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  4. Galaxy S8 works with USB devices attached to the dock

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  5. Other

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  1. Coolperez8
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    Coolperez8 GBAtemp Regular

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    So, I have a random question involving the Nintendo Switch and another thing that came out at around the same time. I currently don't own either of these devices, but I noticed that the Nintendo Switch and Galaxy S8 both use USB type C. So, I was wondering what happens if you put the Galaxy S8 in the Nintendo Switch dock? I have been searching all over the internet for this and haven't found anything. I think the S8 will at least charge, but I would be surprised if it actually works. I'm not sure if it will fit though, but if it doesn't then a USB type C extender can be used.
     
  2. Jonna

    Jonna Some sort of musician.

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    I'll let you know if you can remind me next week, I've got an S8 arriving then.
     
  3. Coolperez8
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    Ok, what happens if you do it?
     
  4. TotalInsanity4

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    Supposedly the PC dock thingy for the S8 and the Switch dock use the same protocol
     
  5. Saiyan Lusitano

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    Is it really safe to plug anything to it other than the Switch?
     
  6. zezzo

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    Don't try it. It breaks the dock. Someone tried this on the switch Reddit months back and it caused the dock to stop working and when the switch docked, the green dock led would flash.
     
  7. ZoneBlaze

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    Well, it doesn't break the dock, but makes it malfunction until you unplug/replug the power adapter(If I recall correctly).
     
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  8. Coolperez8
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    Oh
     
  9. zezzo

    zezzo The "Black Ace"

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    Oh sorry. I didn't know that it could be fixed like that.
     
  10. tbb043

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    I would expect it to explode.
     
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  11. Jonna

    Jonna Some sort of musician.

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    Oh geez. Thank god I forgot about this.
     
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