In this video, I'll tell you about my journey to discover the source and the fix for the Joycon Drift problem
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0:00 - Intro
0:42 - What is the joycon Drift?
5:55 - How to fix the Drift
7:31 - Why the Drift Happens
According to the video (which can be seen above and starts the tutorial at 5:55), the solution is to open up the Joy-Con and add a tiny piece of card around 1mm thick underneath the stick’s metal enclosure.
The explanation given in the video is that over time the metal enclosure holding the stick becomes loose and separates from the stick, separating it from its contacts.