Steps to pair a new Joy-Con to the Nintendo Switch

17Nintendo Switch has been on everyone’s lips since it was officially released earlier this month. Described by Nintendo as a hybrid console, Nintendo Switch can be used as both a home console thanks to its docking station and a tablet computer with the help of its built-in LCD touchscreen.

One of the most noticeable features when it comes to Nintendo Switch is the Joy-Con wireless controllers, which can be used to pair with your console. If you are planning to pair a second set of Joy-Cons to challenge your friends, we believe that we can help you out.

In this step-by-step guide, we will walk you through the steps to pair a new Joy-Con controller to your Nintendo Switch. In reality, there are two methods to pair your new Joy-Con controllers to the Nintendo Switch and we will cover both.

Steps to pair a new Joy-Con controller to the Nintendo Switch

  1. Method 1:

Step one: First off, you need to select Controllers from your Switch’s home screen and select Pair New Controllers to proceed

Step two: Next up, you are supposed to slide the Right Joy-Con into your console. Once you are done, slide the other Joy-Con into the console and select Done

Note that the above-mentioned process serves as the simplest way to pair a new Joy-Con controller to your console, but if you happen to have a lot of controllers to pair, this could be exhausting.

  1. Method 2:

Step one: You now need to select Controllers from your home screen and select Change Grip/Order to proceed

Step two: Once you are done, select the sync button on all of the Joy-Con controllers you want to pair. The sync button is located between the SL and SR buttons on your controller

Step three: You will notice that there is a solid green light next to the sync button, indicating that you have successfully paired your Joy-Con controllers to the Nintendo Switch

Also read: Steps to set up your new Nintendo Switch

Got any issues during the process? Let us know in the comments below.



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