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Nintendo 2DS Battery Removal

Step-by-step instructions for removing the battery from a Nintendo 2DS system.

For information on disposing of the battery, contact your local solid waste authority.


  • The Nintendo 2DS system uses a lithium-ion battery.
  • A size #00 crosshead screwdriver will be required to remove the pack from a Nintendo 2DS system.

Removing the battery

  1. Hold the POWER Button down until the system turns off.
  2. Remove any Game Cards from the system.
  3. Loosen the two crosshead screws on the battery cover with a screwdriver.
  4. Gently pry on the small slot at the top of the Nintendo 2DS system and remove the battery cover as shown in the image.
  5. Remove the battery pack from the system.

Disposing of used batteries

  • Completely cover the positive and negative ends of the battery with tape.
  • Do not remove the label.
  • Do not break or try to disassemble the battery.

This product uses a lithium-ion battery. Lithium-ion batteries contain potentially reactive chemicals and should be properly recycled.

Please bring used batteries to the nearest recycling centre.