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What is homebrew and the Homebrew Launcher?

Homebrew is custom, user-made software, which haven't been authorised by Nintendo. This can include save editing tools, games, emulators, and more. The Homebrew Launcher is a launcher you can install to your Switch to run these homebrew applications.

What firmwares can I install homebrew on?

Homebrew can be installed on Nintendo Switch system version 3.0.0. This guide will help you through installing homebrew on your Nintendo Switch console.

Is this safe?

It should be. Make sure to always run homebrew from trustworthy sources. I will not be held responsible for any damages done to your device.

I'm on a version below 3.0.0. Can I install Homebrew?

Yes, you can do this by updating to 3.0.0 via an update game. However be warned that another exploit may be coming out in the future. Remember that if you are on a lower firmware, you will get CFW first.

I'm above 3.0.0. What are my options?

More advanced hacks will be available in the future. For now, block updates and have patience until they are ready to be released.