Install Email Checker on Nintendo Switch

Email Checker

Continuously checks for new emails and display a notification if there are any.
When you click install, a window will appear for you to enter the email account's information and the time interval to check.
If you want to change the settings later, just click the Install button again.
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Fortunately, Email Checker is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Email Checker.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu, which is currently version 5.1.0 Ubuntu Bionic.
Email Checker will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Email Checker

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Email Checker.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Internet category, which leads to the Communication category.

Now scroll down to find Email Checker in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Email Checker for you!

Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at