Topic: joystick not reconizing

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Hello good evening everyone hopes everyone is doing well. I have this problem with my switch where the left joystick is not being recognized when attached.. Looking on the home screen I can see where the right one is connected and the other one is greyed out.. But the thing is I can navigate around the home screen with both of the joysticks. But when I go into a game it's like the red one becomes unresponsive wouldn't be able to press A to select.. But when I unlock the right stick and slide it up a bit it functions. I tried disconnecting and resyncing but still have the same problem



@NewSwitchUser Since Switch launched, sometimes joycons lose connection. Sometimes that happened to me, but 95-99% of the time, it typically happened when a game boots up. But, you re-sync it, and it wasn't a problem while playing the actual game. I mainly only saw the issue with third party games. (Joycons losing connection was more common with the early model of the Switch, but tolerable, a minor annoyance.)

If you search search Nintendo support for "joycon not recognized" you can check out the trouble shooting pages.

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