Time to clean your Xbox controller - 6 steps
By GB Blog Official 2018-07-03 2810 1
These are 6 steps you should repeat fairly often, perhaps once a month depending on where you store your Xbox - dust and dirt can accumulate very quickly and start causing problems if you don’t clean it often enough.
Step 1: Remove your Xbox controller's battery.
Step 2: Scrape off the dirt from Xbox controller with a toothpick; if it doesn't scrape off easily, try with something like a needle or a pin.
Step 3: Clean the start and back buttons by probing the little triangles with the point of the toothpick.
Step 4: Run the pointy side of the toothpick along the seam of the top and bottom half of the Xbox controllers.
Step 5: Take a moist towelette and wipe the entire surface of the Xbox controller.
Step 6: Put the battery back into the Xbox controller and replace the battery cover.
Cleaning the inside of your Xbox is a delicate process since you’re dealing with electronic parts that can be easily damaged by moist or bad handling, so pay attention.
Remeber that a good and regular cleaning actually prevents hardware malfunction and prolong your Xbox’s life.
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