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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement

What you need

  1. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the screws: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Flip the controller over so the model stickers face the ceiling.

    • Use a JIS #00 screwdriver to remove the two black 8.4 mm screws that secure the handles, located at the ends of the handles.

  2. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the handle covers: step 2, image 1 of 3 Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the handle covers: step 2, image 2 of 3 Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the handle covers: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Carefully remove the handle covers by pulling them away from the main body.

  3. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the screws: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Use a JIS #00 screwdriver to remove the four silver 6.8 mm screws that secure the clear back plastic cover.

  4. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Unclip the plastic cover: step 4, image 1 of 3 Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Unclip the plastic cover: step 4, image 2 of 3 Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Unclip the plastic cover: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Carefully pry away the clear plastic cover using your fingernail.

  5. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the clear plastic cover: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the clear plastic cover.

  6. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 6, image 1 of 3 Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 6, image 2 of 3 Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Battery Replacement, Remove the battery: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the lithium-ion battery by using a fingernail or plastic opening tool to pry it up on the left side.

    • Only a small amount of force is needed.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

For optimal performance, calibrate your newly installed battery after completing this guide.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Answers community for help.

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now what after taking the battery out

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Install the replacement battery and follow the steps in reverse order…

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easy peasy only have to recycle battery

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Where can I buy genuine ctr-003 batteries in germany/europe?

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My controller would not turn on one day. Followed this guide to remove the battery and just reseat it . Works now! Thank you!

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