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How to Attach/Detach and Wear the Joy-Con Straps

Instructions on how to attach and detach the Joy-Con straps to the Joy-Con controllers and how to wear the Joy-Con straps.

Important:

Always attach the Joy-Con strap accessories to the Joy-Con when using them as detached wireless controllers.

Additional Information:

The Joy-Con strap accessories (model No. HAC-014) can be used on either Joy-Con controller (Left or Right).

How to attach the Joy-Con straps.

Complete These Steps:

To attach the Joy-Con straps to the Joy-Con controllers:

  1. Make sure the Joy-Con straps are correctly oriented.

    To ensure the Joy-Con straps are positioned properly with the Joy-Con controllers, align the “-“ symbol on the left Joy-Con with the “-“ symbol on one of the Joy-Con straps. Then align the “+” symbol on the right Joy-Con with the “+” symbol on the other Joy-Con strap. hac-photo-joycon_wriststrap_correct_place.jpg

  2. Attach the Joy-Con straps to the Joy-Con controllers.

    Use the rail on the side of the Joy-Con, and slide the Joy-Con strap from top to bottom until you hear a click. hac-photo-joycon_wriststrap_slidedown.jpg

To wear the Joy-Con strap:

  1. Place your hand through the wrist strap on the Joy-Con strap and hold the Joy-Con controller firmly in your hand. hac-photo-joycon_wriststrap_both_hands.jpg
  2. Ensure the slide lock on the Joy-Con strap is in the lock position. hac-photo-joycon_wriststrap_lock.jpg
  3. Press down on the strap lock button and slide it towards your wrist to tighten the strap and prevent it from falling off your wrist.
    • Do not over-tighten the strap, as this may cause discomfort.

How to detach the Joy-Con straps from the Joy-Con controllers.

Complete These Steps:

  1. Ensure the slide lock at the bottom of the Joy-Con strap is in the "unlock" position. hac-photo-joycon_wriststrap_unlock.jpg
  2. Important:

    To detach the Joy-Con straps it is not necessary to press the release button on the back of the Joy-Con controller.

  3. Slide the Joy-Con strap from bottom to top. hac-photo-joycon_wriststrap_remove.jpg