Nintendo’s first major revision of the 3DS released to Japan in October of 2014 and to North America in September of 2015. The 2015 3DS introduces improved 3D capabilities, a C-Stick, and a new set of trigger buttons.

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How to fix my R button?

My R button went from sometimes not responding to just being useless, I want to repair it myself and opening the console is not that hard, you just got to be careful, but I haven't seen any tutorial to any fix for shoulder buttons and I want to ask anyone here if they can help please.

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As far as I know it shouldn't be difficult to replace the shoulder button yourself. You just need to follow the steps found here: Nintendo 3DS 2015 Motherboard Replacement until Step 9 (or until you separate the lower case from the rest of the device. As you can see the trigger buttons are not like on the DS Lites of old, but rather screwed into the casing. Remove the problem button assembly, you could try visually inspecting it to see if there is anything obvious wrong with it at first glace, put your console back together and give it a shot.

If the problem persists, you should look into getting a new button assembly, you should find those for instance on Aliexpress.

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