Skip to main content

Fix Your Stuff

Right to Repair

Store

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.

392 Questions View all

Nintendo Switch Backplate Screws

Hi!

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?

Thanks!

Answer this question I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 2
Add a comment

1 Answer

Most Helpful Answer

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

Was this answer helpful?

Score 2

Comments:

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

by

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.

by

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

by

Add a comment

Add your answer

Will Kully will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 2

Past 7 Days: 5

Past 30 Days: 27

All Time: 555