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.

Image 1/1: You will have to remove the bottom oval sticker to reveal the screw circled in red.
  • 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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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: There should be the 4 circular buttons labeled 1-4, 4 smaller circular buttons for the D-Pad, and 3 rounded rectangular buttons. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/1: Wipe each individual button down with a piece of cloth and rubbing alcohol.
  • 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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