Introduction

If your buttons are sticking and they cannot be cleaned from the outside, here is how you can clean it from the inside.

Parts

No parts required.

To get into the controller, you will need to unscrew the 7 screws on the back.
  • To get into the controller, you will need to unscrew the 7 screws on the back.

    • You will have to remove the bottom oval sticker to reveal the screw circled in red.

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With the screws removed, turn the controller upside down and separate the front end from the back end. It is likely that the buttons will fall out of place, so as you open the controller, try to keep track of where the pieces go. There should be the 4 circular buttons labeled 1-4, 4 smaller circular buttons for the D-Pad, and 3 rounded rectangular buttons.
  • With the screws removed, turn the controller upside down and separate the front end from the back end.

  • It is likely that the buttons will fall out of place, so as you open the controller, try to keep track of where the pieces go.

    • There should be the 4 circular buttons labeled 1-4, 4 smaller circular buttons for the D-Pad, and 3 rounded rectangular buttons.

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Turn over the front side of the controller to remove all the buttons.
  • Turn over the front side of the controller to remove all the buttons.

  • Wipe each individual button down with a piece of cloth and rubbing alcohol.

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Brian Neuman

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What is the right side of dpad buttons when put back?

There a polish side and another with fabric numbers. What side have to be up and down?

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