Wii u pro controller won't work help please

Discussion in 'Wii U - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by JuanIsBad, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. JuanIsBad

    JuanIsBad Newbie

    Dec 28, 2013
    United States
    I recently purchased a pro controller and when I first opened it I felt how the buttons felt and the blue lights went on. Then I let it charge and now when I try to sync or even press a button the blue lights won't turn on. Is the controller dead? The charging light is orange. Does it need to be fully charged?

    Edit: Fix thanks everyone
  2. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

    Nov 27, 2006
    United States
    No, doesn't need to be charged much, especially if you have it plugged into the WiiU usb ports. For some reason it doesn't seem to want to charge if I plug it into anything else.
  3. Marran

    Marran Newbie

    Apr 2, 2014
    I have the same problem , how did you Solve it ?:)
  4. slingblade1170

    slingblade1170 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 15, 2009
    United States
    May help someone if you posted what you did to fix the issue
  5. westdog

    westdog Member

    Mar 31, 2014
    United States
    next time take back to store for exchange call nintendo force them to send a new one are sue them
  6. mindvent

    mindvent Newbie

    Apr 14, 2014
    There is a small hole on the back, to the right of the sync button and a visible screw. Use a pin or something to press it in for like 10sec - it will reset the controller. Worked for me.
  7. Flomsat

    Flomsat Member

    Apr 29, 2013
    Ok, So I also have this issue, however pressing the reset button for 10+ seconds does NOT fix it for me.
    Any other suggestions out there?

    The battery is fully charged, I put it in my 3DS to check.
    No lights at all, cannot connect to the Wii U.
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