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How to Change Minecraft Skin on Switch

In Minecraft, you can customize your character's appearance by changing your skin. The Nintendo Switch version of the game offers various ways to change your Minecraft character's skin. In this guide, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of changing your Minecraft skin on the Switch.

Option 1: Using the In-Game Marketplace

The easiest way to change your Minecraft skin on the Switch is by utilizing the in-game Marketplace. Here's how you can do it:

  1. Launch Minecraft on your Nintendo Switch.
  2. From the main menu, select "Marketplace."
  3. Browse through the available skin packs in the Marketplace.
  4. Choose a skin pack you like and select it.
  5. Preview the available skins within the pack and select the one you prefer.
  6. Once you've selected a skin, choose the "Buy" or "Download" option (Some skin packs may be free, while others require a purchase).
  7. Wait for the skin to download and apply it to your character.

Option 2: Uploading Custom Skins from Your Computer

If you want more customization options, you can upload your own custom skin from your computer onto the Nintendo Switch version of Minecraft. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open a web browser on your computer and search for "Minecraft skins" or visit a respected Minecraft skin website.
  2. Browse through the available skin options and find the one you want.
  3. Download the skin file to your computer (it is usually in PNG format).
  4. Connect your Nintendo Switch to your computer using a USB cable.
  5. Access the Switch's internal storage by going to "My Computer" or "This PC" on your computer.
  6. Navigate to the "Minecraft" folder and then open the "games" folder.
  7. Within the "games" folder, locate the "com.mojang" folder and open it.
  8. Inside the "com.mojang" folder, find the "minecraftpe" folder and open it.
  9. Look for the "textures" folder and open it.
  10. Copy and paste the downloaded skin file into the "textures" folder.
  11. Eject your Nintendo Switch from your computer and launch Minecraft.
  12. Select "Profile" from the main menu and choose the user you want to change the skin for.
  13. Select "Edit Character" and then "Body" to access the skin options.
  14. Scroll through the available skins until you find your custom skin.
  15. Select your custom skin and save the changes.

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