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You Will Need
- Microfiber cloths
- Electronics cleaner
- Cotton swabs
- Alcohol swabs
Turn off controller
Turn off your controller and disconnect it from the console.
Wipe the controller with a clean dry microfiber cloth to remove dust, dirt, and smudges.
Use cleaner to remove dirt
Spray electronics cleaner onto another clean microfiber cloth and clean the controller's surface to remove any unwanted particles or grime.
Clean the buttons
Spray a cotton swab with electronics cleaner. Clean the toggle switches, joystick, and buttons with the swab to remove any buildup around the edges.
Wipe with alcohol
Wipe the surface of the controller with an alcohol swab to remove any remaining oils or grit.
Test and clean interior
Test the buttons for sticking. Open the controller and clean the interior if buttons are not working smoothly.
Turn on your controller and play that new game.