Nintendo Switch: How to Attach/Detach and Wear the Joy-Con Strap

This Nintendo Switch guide provides the information regarding instructions on how to attach and detach the Joy-Con straps to the Joy-Con controllers and how to wear the Joy-Con straps. Follow the steps given below to know how to attach, detach and wear the Joy-Con Strap.

Nintendo Switch Joy Con

Before discussing about details on attaching and detaching, the things you should know are like always attach the Joy-Con strap accessories to the Joy-Con when using them as detached wireless controllers. The Joy-Con strap accessories (model No. HAC-014) can be used on either Joy-Con controller (Left or Right).

Follow the Steps given below to attach, detach and wear the Joy-Con strap:

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

Step 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.

Step 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.

To wear the Joy-Con strap:

Step 1: Place your hand through the wrist strap on the Joy-Con strap and hold the Joy-Con controller firmly in your hand.

Step 2: Ensure the Slide Lock on the Joy-Con strap is in the lock position.

Step 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.

To detach the Joy-Con straps from the Joy-Con controllers:

Step 1: Ensure the slide lock at the bottom of the Joy-Con strap is in the “unlock” position. Keep in note to detach the Joy-Con straps it is not necessary to press the release button on the back of the Joy-Con controller.

Step 2: Slide the Joy-Con strap from bottom to top.