SW8581 8585 8580 Pro Controllers for Switch Activation Instruction

With the latest firmware upgrading of Switch, the Pro Controllers modes SW8581 8585 and 8580 are affected. You can follow this link to activate your above-mentioned devices. The estimated number of the affected third-party controllers is around 10 million pieces. Stoga branded controllers are merely affected since we use more advanced architectures.

Important Notice:

As the Switch Host updates the 12.0 version, it may cause the third-party controllers to fail to work. If your wireless pro controller cannot connect to the Switch host,  please follow the steps to update your Switch controller.


Step 1:  When the Nintendo Switch dock is worked on, turn on the Switch console, put it in the switch dock, and enter the main interface.
Step 2:  Connect the Controller to the Switch dock with a Type-C cable.
Step 3:  When the controller indicator is on, press the A button to connect. When the connection is successful, unplug the Type-C cable, and the controller can automatically connect to the console.
Step 4:  When the console is off, press the HOME button to reconnect in wake-up mode.

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