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Do your Joycon drift?

Yes 51 63.75%
 
No 29 36.25%
 
Total:80

I experienced drift for like a day and then updated my controllers and never had the problem again



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Yerm said:
I experienced drift for like a day and then updated my controllers and never had the problem again

Prettty sure drifting is not exactly a software issue.



I have had joycon drift in both sets of my joycons for at least a year. It actually made me switch to the pro controller full time.

But I watched a video on Nintendo Life (hello, loooovely peeeple), and now I'm cured.

You need to lift up the membrane underneath the joystick with tweezers or a paperclip, spray a very small amount of electronic cleaner in there, and rotate the stick for a full minute. Then let it dry for at least an hour. Make sure the controller is off and that you don't press any buttons whatsoever as sending electric current through the controller is the very last thing you'd want to do.

Both my neon and gray set are now perfectly fine and I haven't had the slightest bit of drift since.



Unfortunately yes.
The left one on my Switch drifts down sometimes, but so far it hasn't been a huge deal. (When I want to go down one item in a list, sometimes it goes down 2 or 3 items.)

My son's Switch is far worse. His left Joy Con drifts left heavily. Even standing still or aiming in Zelda becomes a huge problem. It got a bit better after blowing in some air, but it shouldn't happen so much in the first place.



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Yeah. My original Blue and Red have drifted.
I bought the Green and Pink (Splatoon) in January and its working fine for now.

But I also bought the 8bitdo stick which is a USB you plug on to the Switch dock so you can use a Wii U Pro and PS4 controller (I think some Xbone controllers also work) for your Switch. I had a white and Black Wii U Pro controller so it was perfect for me. And I suggest people should do it too.



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super_etecoon said:
I have had joycon drift in both sets of my joycons for at least a year. It actually made me switch to the pro controller full time.

But I watched a video on Nintendo Life (hello, loooovely peeeple), and now I'm cured.

You need to lift up the membrane underneath the joystick with tweezers or a paperclip, spray a very small amount of electronic cleaner in there, and rotate the stick for a full minute. Then let it dry for at least an hour. Make sure the controller is off and that you don't press any buttons whatsoever as sending electric current through the controller is the very last thing you'd want to do.

Both my neon and gray set are now perfectly fine and I haven't had the slightest bit of drift since.

Thanks. I will try that! 



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super_etecoon said:
I have had joycon drift in both sets of my joycons for at least a year. It actually made me switch to the pro controller full time.

But I watched a video on Nintendo Life (hello, loooovely peeeple), and now I'm cured.

You need to lift up the membrane underneath the joystick with tweezers or a paperclip, spray a very small amount of electronic cleaner in there, and rotate the stick for a full minute. Then let it dry for at least an hour. Make sure the controller is off and that you don't press any buttons whatsoever as sending electric current through the controller is the very last thing you'd want to do.

Both my neon and gray set are now perfectly fine and I haven't had the slightest bit of drift since.

How long has it been since then?

I'm opening up my Pro controller right now lol. Wanna get myself familiarized with this whole fixing/cleaning controllers thing, as it seems like a meta thing to do for as long as the Switch is around.



I've owned three sets of Joycons, four out of the six have drifted. I"ve replaced the sticks on two and sent one off for repair, all of them started drifting again later on. I've got a grey set that haven't started drifting yet, so I'm relying on those for the moment until I can be bothered replacing the sticks on the others again. They're absolutely a lot less reliable than any of the past controllers.



I do have this issue with my left Joy-Con. It is still my first and only set of Joycon I've got since launch and it's not so bad but I do see why people will bothered by this issue.

This is also part why I decided to buy the Pro controller to play my games on docked mode.



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got 4 of em, no drifting



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