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    How to Charge the NES Controllers

    Important:

    • The Nintendo Entertainment System™ controllers can be paired and used wirelessly with Nintendo Switch Lite.
    • A Nintendo Switch console is required to charge the controllers.

    Additional Information:

    • It takes approximately 3½ hours to fully charge the NES Controllers.
    • When fully charged, the battery duration for the NES Controllers can last approximately 20 hours. This may vary depending on use.

    Complete These Steps:

    1. Attach the NES Controllers to the Nintendo Switch console.
    2. Charge the console.
      • The NES Controllers charging will be indicated by the battery & lightning bolt icon below each controller within HOME Menu > Controllers.