Introduction

The HTC Vive's facerest may need replacement when it feels uncomfortable against your face or gets dirty. This guide will show you how to replace the Vive's facerest.

Parts

No parts required.

Slide the HTC panel covering the cables forward, away from the Vive. Gently pull on each of the four connectors to remove the sound and Three-in-One cables. Gently pull on each of the four connectors to remove the sound and Three-in-One cables.
  • Slide the HTC panel covering the cables forward, away from the Vive.

  • Gently pull on each of the four connectors to remove the sound and Three-in-One cables.

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Undo the hook and loop tape on the straps.
  • Undo the hook and loop tape on the straps.

  • Slide the ends of the straps through the hinge loops.

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Pull the facerest cushion off away from the Vive, separating the hook and loop tape.
  • Pull the facerest cushion off away from the Vive, separating the hook and loop tape.

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Use a T6 Torx Screwdriver to remove  either of the two 12mm hinge screws holding the two hinges in place. Allow the hinge to fall away once the screw is removed.
  • Use a T6 Torx Screwdriver to remove either of the two 12mm hinge screws holding the two hinges in place.

  • Allow the hinge to fall away once the screw is removed.

  • Repeat for the opposite side.

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Slide the plastic facerest away from the device. Slide the plastic facerest away from the device. Slide the plastic facerest away from the device.
  • Slide the plastic facerest away from the device.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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