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« on: March 05, 2017, 04:05:21 pm »

How to fix a jammed Switch controller

Don't panic! You are not alone, and this is surprisingly easy to fix.

There's nothing quite like that quick unboxing of a new gadget. You fly through the plastic and discard all of the excess paper and cardboard, doing everything you can to get from the box to playing that first game. For some Nintendo Switch owners, that means grabbing your handy new Joy-Cons and connecting the special backplates designed for two player mode.

If you're like me, you noticed things didn't look quite right after sliding that backplate on. What's worse, the backplate feels like it has been jammed into place and won't come off. Don't worry, the fix is fairly simple!

As you can see, things don't line up just right on this Joy-Con. The buttons don't do anything in this configuratiuon, and it's a little awkward to hold. You need to remove the backplate and slide it onto the controller the other way. To do this, pull that little white tab at the end of the backplate until you feel a little pop. That loc...

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