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How to Charge the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Instructions for charging the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.

Additional Information:

  • It takes approximately six hours in order for the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller to fully charge.
  • Once the Pro Controller is fully charged, the charging LED beside the USB connector will shut off.

Complete These Steps:

The Pro Controller can be charged in the following ways:


While connected to the Nintendo Switch dock.

  1. Connect the Nintendo Switch AC adapter to the dock and then to a wall outlet.
    • Note: In order to charge the Pro Controller, the Nintendo Switch console does not need to be docked.
  2. Connect the USB charging cable (model No. HAC-010) included with the Pro Controller to the controller and then to an available USB port on the dock.
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While connected directly to the Nintendo Switch AC adapter.

Connect the Nintendo Switch AC adapter (model No. HAC-002) directly to the Pro Controller and then to a wall outlet.
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