Installing nsps over USB

Installing homebrew nsps will lead to the console ban!

you need to make sure you are using emunand offline or with incoginto enabled, to prevent ban on your sysnand.
if your console is already banned, just ignore this warning :)

you need sigpatches installed on your CFW. go to sigpatches for instructions on installing the sigpatches.

Installing nsps over USB with Awoo Installer + ns-usbloader

Awoo Installer is simple installer homebrew tool for Nintendo Switch.
More info about Awoo Installer is at https://github.com/Huntereb/Awoo-Installer

NS-USBloader is a PC tool, with a fancy UI and made in Java, in order to help Awoo Installer with the remote PC option. It should work on Windows, Linux or Mac.
Only requirement for Quark to work is Java 8u60 or above in Windows (or a very simple one) is to install AdoptOpenJDK 11 or higher.
Right now, I am using Java JDK 13 from https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk13-downloads-5672538.html

One time setup

  1. install the sigpatches, you have not installed them before. Read here for instructions on installing the sigpatches.
  2. Download latest Awoo-Installer.zip from here
  3. extract the switch folder from Awoo-Installer.zip to the root of your sd card. Just overwrite your switch folder.
  4. Download latest ns-usbloader-#.#.jar from here
  5. put ns-usbloader-#.#.jar in your preferred place on your computer.
  6. if you do not have JAVA JDK installed on your computer, Download Java JDK from here
  7. Install Java JDK on your computer.
  8. Download Zadig from here
  9. Connect your Switch via USB with your computer.
  10. Open Zadig
  11. Click "Options" and select "List all devices"
  12. Select the Switch from the drop-down menu
  13. Change the driver (right next to the green arrow) to "libusbK"
  14. Click on the button below "Install WCID Driver" or "Replace Driver"
  15. Done. Now you can use awoo installer and ns-usbloader to directly access your PC!

Usage of awoo installer and ns-usbloader

  1. connect your switch to your computer.
  2. open ns-usbloader on your pc and go to select file and select the nsp you want to install on your switch.
  3. open awoo installer on your switch and select install over USB. Click on ok on warning dialog. next screen should say "USB connection successful! Waiting for list of files to be sent...
  4. go to your pc and open ns-usbloader and select files to be installed to your switch.
  5. when you are done with selecting the files, click on "upload to NS" button
  6. you should see the screen with list of your files come up on your switch. hit Y then + to install them.
  7. the install should go well as long the files are good.
  8. enjoy your new installs.

Installing nsps over USB with goldleaf + Quark

Goldleaf is multipurpose homebrew tool for Nintendo Switch.
More info about Goldleaf is at https://github.com/XorTroll/Goldleaf

Quark.jar is a PC tool, with a fancy UI and made in Java, in order to help Goldleaf with the remote PC option. It should work on Windows, Linux or Mac.
Only requirement for Quark to work is Java 9 or above in Windows (or a very simple one) is to install AdoptOpenJDK 11 or higher.
Right now, I am using Java JDK 13 from https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk13-downloads-5672538.html

One time setup

  1. install the sigpatches, you have not installed them before. Read here for instructions on installing the sigpatches.
  2. Download latest Goldleaf.nro and Quark.jar from here
  3. on your switch sd card, Make Goldleaf folder in /switch folder and put Goldleaf.nro in the Goldleaf folder in /switch folder.
  4. put Quark.jar in your preferred place on your computer.
  5. if you do not have JAVA JDK installed on your computer, Download Java JDK from here
  6. Install Java JDK on your computer.
  7. Download Zadig from here here
  8. Open Goldleaf and connect your Switch via USB with your PC
  9. Open Zadig
  10. Click "Options" and select "List all devices"
  11. Select the Switch from the drop-down menu
  12. Change the driver (right next to the green arrow) to "libusbK"
  13. Click on the button below "Install WCID Driver" or "Replace Driver"
  14. Done. Now you can use Goldleaf and Quark to directly access your PC!

Note: To use it correctly, make sure you open Goldleaf and connect the Switch with your PC before you launch Quark. Nevertheless, Quark will warn when USB connection is gone or no USB connection is found.