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The Nintendo Switch is a handheld game console that can be played on the TV via a docking station, or on the go. Released March 3rd, 2017.

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Nintendo Switch Backplate Screws


Two of the screws on the back of my switch are stripped and I need replacements. I have found tons of listings on Amazon and EBay for triwing switch screws, but they are all titled for joycons. Are these the same screws needed for the backplate?


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Yes, the triwing screws used in the joycons are the same length as those used in the main console itself.

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But, they might not be the same diameter as the hole in the switch.


Thankfully they are the same size. I've had to replace more than a few missing ones in Switch repairs where DIY went a bit awry.


How were the screws replaced? Basically how did you get the stripped screws out?


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