Attach/Detach the Joy-Con Controllers from Nintendo Switch

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Attach or Detach the Joy-Con Controllers
Nintendo Switch is considerably a versatile hybrid game console that the users can use it to switch from one mode to another one. You can use this Switch console as an on-the-go portable console or use a big-screen TV to display the game image. Especially when we use the Nintendo Switch console as a portable game console, we can use the console with the included Joy-Con controllers. What we need to do is just attaching both the Joy-Con controllers on either side of the console. If you just got your Nintendo Switch console and you are wondering about how to attach/detach them from the console, read this tutorial to attach/detach the Joy-Con controllers from Nintendo Switch.

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Manuals to Attach/detach the Joy-Con Controllers from Nintendo Switch

To use the Joy-Con controllers together with the Switch console, we need to pair them to the console at the first time. Once you complete all steps to pair the Joy-Con controllers to the Switch console, you can use it to control the game on Nintendo Switch console. The included Joy-Con controller can only be paired to one Nintendo Switch console at a time. So, if you want to use the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers on another console, you need to pair the Joy-Con controller to that Nintendo Switch console. If you have paired them, you can attach them to the console you want to use. Well, let’s see the tutorial to attach/detach the Joy-Con controllers from Nintendo Switch console.

Instructions to attach the Joy-Con controllers:

  • Ensure that both Joy-Con controllers are correctly oriented.
    Hold the Nintendo Switch console wit the LCD screen facing you. After that align the negative symbol on the left Joy-Con with the top left of the Switch console, and the positive symbol on the Joy-Con with the top right of the Switch console to make sure you place the right and left Joy-Con correctly with the Switch console.
  • Attach both sides of Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers to the Nintendo Switch console.
    To attach both Joy-Con controllers to the console, you can use the rail on the side of the console and then slide them downward until you hear a click. Once you attach the Joy-Con controllers to the system, both controllers are registered, and they are ready to be detached and used.

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Instructions to detach the Joy-Con controllers:

If you want to change the handheld mode to another mode, you can detach the Joy-Con controllers from the Nintendo Switch console. What you need to do to detach the Joy-Con controllers from the Switch console is by pressing the release button located at the back of the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers while sliding them upward. This detaching step should be very easy to complete if you attach both controllers based on the tutorial to attach/detach the Joy-Con controllers from Nintendo Switch. That’s why you need to attach them carefully to ensure that you can detach them quickly.

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