Replacing the Batteries on an Xbox 360 Wireless Controller

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New to Xbox?  The controller giving you trouble?  Here is a simple guide on how to replace the batteries

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Step 1: What You Need

1 Wireless Xbox Controller
2 AA Batteries

Step 2: Step 1

Turn your controller over.

Step 3: Step 2

Turn it up, and look at the top.  Put your finger on the glossy oval, push gently, and pull backwards.

Step 4: Step 3

Take the battery cover you just pulled out, place your thumb over one of the batteries, and slide it forwards and out.  Repeat for the other side.

Step 5: Step 4

Take two new AA batteries, and place them in the battery holder, making sure to pay attention to the sticker for the polarity.  Push them in as far as you can.

Step 6: Step 5

Insert the pack face down into your controller.  Snap it closed.  You are done!

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    JeffreyC92FrozenIce

    Reply 2 years ago

    It's so necessary that it's actually quintessential to life in general. In fact, before this guide I hadn't been able to play 360 for almost a decade. Upon finding this guide on how to insert double A batteries I was lost at sea. In fact, I was on the verge of losing my entire sense of being. A ghost in a shell, unaware of my consciousness and desperately pleading for some one, something, some god, to help me make it back to shore... first, there were two sets of footprints in the desert sand... after this guide, there was only one....magic? Or god? Or battery insertion guides? You decide.