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Nintendo 3DS NFC Reader/Writer Battery Removal

Step-by-step instructions for removing the batteries from the Nintendo 3DS NFC reader/writer.

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


The Nintendo 3DS NFC reader/writer uses two AA alkaline batteries.

Removing the batteries

  1. Remove the battery cover from the Nintendo 3DS NFC reader/writer.
  2. Remove the batteries, starting with the positive (+) ends.

Disposing of used batteries

Please bring used batteries to the nearest recycling centre.