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How to Calibrate Motion Controls on Nintendo Switch

In this article, you'll learn how to calibrate motion controls on Nintendo Switch consoles.

Note: You may also find our information on How to Calibrate the Controllers helpful.

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Note: If the control sticks on the Joy-Con are not responding correctly, you may also find our troubleshooting information helpful.

Complete these steps

  1. From the HOME Menu, select System Settings, then Controllers and SensorsCalibrate Motion Controls and finally Calibrate Console.
  2. With the Joy-Con controllers detached from the console, place the console on a flat, stable surface with the LCD screen facing upward.

Note: If the control sticks on Nintendo Switch Lite are not responding correctly, you may also find our troubleshooting information helpful.

Complete these steps

  1. From the HOME Menu, select System Settings, then Controllers and SensorsCalibrate Motion Controls and finally Calibrate Console.
  2. Place the console on a flat, stable surface with the LCD screen facing upward.