Switch Lite - "dock" it to TV using OTG?

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What's an OTG cable? It's a male USB-C, micro USB, or lightning to female USB adapter or something similar (i.e. HDMI, ethernet, etc). Essentially a USB drive reader for your phone with many other uses.

Can I plug my OTG into a Switch Lite bypassing the Switch dock and allowing it to output to TV?
I have tested this using a Switch original model and it works, given an external power supply is present for the OTG.

I would like to buy a Lite because it is cheaper, however I need to get around the docked mode and non-detachable joy-con problems.
 

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What's an OTG cable? It's a male USB-C, micro USB, or lightning to female USB adapter or something similar (i.e. HDMI, ethernet, etc). Essentially a USB drive reader for your phone with many other uses.

Can I plug my OTG into a Switch Lite bypassing the Switch dock and allowing it to output to TV?
I have tested this using a Switch original model and it works, given an external power supply is present for the OTG.

I would like to buy a Lite because it is cheaper, however I need to get around the docked mode and non-detachable joy-con problems.

You need a regular model (V1 or V2) or an OLED switch if you want to dock output to a TV. Switch lite no dock output.
 

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What's an OTG cable? It's a male USB-C, micro USB, or lightning to female USB adapter or something similar (i.e. HDMI, ethernet, etc). Essentially a USB drive reader for your phone with many other uses.

Can I plug my OTG into a Switch Lite bypassing the Switch dock and allowing it to output to TV?
I have tested this using a Switch original model and it works, given an external power supply is present for the OTG.

I would like to buy a Lite because it is cheaper, however I need to get around the docked mode and non-detachable joy-con problems.
You can't trick the system into outputting through the dock if it was never manufactured to do so.
 

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