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How to Insert/Replace the Batteries on the Joy-Con AA Battery Pack

Step by step instructions for inserting or replacing the batteries on the Joy-Con AA battery pack.

Additional Information:

  • There is one AA battery pack for the left Joy-Con and one for the right Joy-Con.
  • Each AA battery pack (left and right) is powered by 2 AA batteries.
  • The Joy-Con AA battery pack accessory is compatible with AA alkaline or NiMH batteries.

Complete These Steps:

  1. Press firmly on the tabs at each side of the battery cover on the AA battery pack.
  2. Lift up the battery cover from the bottom to remove it.
  3. Insert two AA batteries, using the plus (+) and minus (-) guides in the AA battery pack battery compartment to insert the batteries in the proper direction.
    • Be sure to insert the minus (-) end first and remove the plus (+) end first when replacing the batteries.
  4. Insert the tab on the top side of the battery cover into the slot on the AA battery pack.
  5. Close the battery cover by ensuring that both sides click into place.