Internet Browser

From Nintendo Switch Brew
Revision as of 21:13, 8 April 2017 by Yellows8 (talk | contribs) (Known User Agent Strings)
Jump to: navigation, search

Nintendo Switch does not have a normal Internet Browser for user usage. However, there is multiple browser applets. It is the NetFront NX browser, which is based on Webkit.

When linking the Nintendo Account with Facebook, the Facebook Auth website will open, offering a search box that can be used to browse the Internet ("LoginApplet"). Alternatively, it can be accessed with custom DNS settings which simulate a Wi-Fi login page ("WifiWebAuthApplet" for captive-portal).

Known User Agent Strings

System Version UA String
2.0.0 Mozilla/5.0 (Nintendo Switch; <appletname>) AppleWebKit/601.6 (KHTML, like Gecko) NF/4.0.0.5.9 NintendoBrowser/5.1.0.13341
2.1.0 Mozilla/5.0 (Nintendo Switch; <appletname>) AppleWebKit/601.6 (KHTML, like Gecko) NF/4.0.0.5.10 NintendoBrowser/5.1.0.13343

The UA is generated with: "Mozilla/5.0 (Nintendo Switch; <appletname>) AppleWebKit/<webkitver> (KHTML, like Gecko) NF/<nfver0>.<nfver1>.<nfver2> NintendoBrowser/5.<ninver0>.<ninver1>.<ninver2>". See above for the appletname.