Can You Overcharge Joy Cons?

Every time you charge a battery it degrades it very slightly.

At some point in the future, you will have to replace the batteries if you keep the system long enough.

Can you extend the batteries life by only charging the Joy Cons as needed, yes.

Can you overcharge Joycons?

As anyone who uses electronics knows, it’s bad to leave something charging once it is already full because this quickly degrades the battery life. Lithium-ion don’t overcharge unless something malfunctions. The only thing you shouldn’t let them do is die. Otherwise they will be fine.

Can you overcharge switch controllers?

Once it reaches 100% (in reality, more like 80% of the actual capacity), the controller will allow it to drain a small bit, then slowly charge back up to 100%, ad infinitum. Don’t large amounts of charging cycles decrease (degrade) the battery though? It can’t overcharge.

Can I leave my Nintendo switch charging overnight?

The Nintendo Switch console can be left in the dock while not in use to ensure that it is fully charged. Leaving the console on the dock or plugged in directly with the AC adapter overnight, or past the point where the battery is fully charged will not cause harm to the battery.

How long does joy cons take to charge?

It takes approximately 3 ½ hours to fully charge the Joy-Con controllers. The Joy-Con Charging Grip (model No. HAC-012) is not included in any Nintendo Switch bundle. This product is sold separately.

Is it OK to leave switch in dock?

The Nintendo Switch console can be left in the dock while not in use to ensure that it is fully charged. Leaving the console on the dock or plugged in directly with the AC adapter overnight, or past the point where the battery is fully charged will not cause harm to the battery.

How do I keep my Nintendo switch battery healthy?

It’ll be tempting to just stretch the battery down to 10% or even 0%, and then put the Switch down without charging. That’s not good for your battery. You should plug it in ASAP after taking the battery down. One more piece of advice: keep your battery healthy by avoiding extremely hot or extremely cold temperatures.