- Connect the Joy-Con controllers to the Switch.
- Plug the Nintendo AC Adapter into the Switch.
The Joy-Con controllers will charge while the Switch is receiving power from the adapter.
- Connect the Joy-Con controllers to the Charging Grip.
- Plug the Nintendo AC Adapter into the Charging Grip.
The Joy-Con controllers will charge while the Charging Grip is receiving power.
If the Joy-Con controllers have a low battery, they will charge off the Switch—even if it's not connected to a power source. However, the charging stops around halfway to conserve console power.
The Switch Pro Controller comes with a USB charging cable. The cable can be plugged into the back of the Switch docking station.
You can also charge the controller with a Nintendo AC Adapter.