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How to Reset the L and R Control Sticks to a Neutral Position on the Wii U GamePad

What to do:

  • The neutral position of the control sticks can be incorrectly set if you move them during the following actions:

    • Turning the console on

    • Launching software

    • Quitting software and returning to the Wii U Menu

  1. Allow the control sticks to return to a neutral untouched position.

  2. Simultaneously hold down the A Button, B Button, + Button, and - Button for at least 3 seconds.

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