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Introduction

Use this guide to remove and replace the head strap mounts on an HTC Vive.

  1. HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement, Unscrew the head strap mounts: step 1, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement, Unscrew the head strap mounts: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Be sure to power down and disconnect your Vive before beginning.

    • Use a T5 Torx driver to remove the two 12 mm-long screws securing the head strap mounts on either side of the headset.

    • The mounts may fall off when the screws are removed, so be careful not to lose any parts.

  2. HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement, Remove the head strap mounts: step 2, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement, Remove the head strap mounts: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the left head strap mount from the Vive.

  3. HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement, Separate the head strap mount components: step 3, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement, Separate the head strap mount components: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Pull the rubberized grip off of the head strap mount.

  4. HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Push the internal locking mechanism out of the grip.

  5. HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Head Strap Mounts Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Repeat the previous three steps with the right head strap mount to remove it and separate its components.

Conclusion

Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

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5 Comments

how do you pute the headset back to getther on the vive.

GreggTHhompson - Reply

how do you put the strape back on the right way im stuk i need some help with it.

Gregg Thompson - Reply

Anybody knows where i can get the part, that is removed in step 3? On the picture it stays with the head strap mount, but the headstrap is sold without it. Im espacily looking for the plastic part, where the screw goes through.

MrBesen - Reply

same, if u found it lemme know

auris -

same man, my headstrap mount and a tracker dongle broke and theres no way to replace it. fml

arte beatti - Reply

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