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HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement

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  1. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Reposition the head strap: step 1, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Reposition the head strap: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Rotate the head strap forward as far as it will go.

  2. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Unplug the All-In-One Cable: step 2, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Unplug the All-In-One Cable: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Unplug the All-In-One Cable from your headset.

  3. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the All-In-One Cable: step 3, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the All-In-One Cable: step 3, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the All-In-One Cable: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the All-In-One Cable from the cable guides along the left side of the head strap.

    • During reassembly, connect the All-In-One Cable to the headset before routing it through the cable guides. This will ensure it has the right amount of slack.

  4. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the top strap: step 4, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the top strap: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Separate the top strap from itself where the velcro secures it.

  5. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Peel back the Velcro securing the rear of the top strap.

    • Feed the top strap out through the head strap to remove it.

  6. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 6, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Feed the top strap through the clip on the headset to fully remove it.

  7. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the front side foam pads: step 7, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the front side foam pads: step 7, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the front side foam pads: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Peel off both front side foam pads to uncover the speaker wires.

  8. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove two rubber spacers: step 8, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove two rubber spacers: step 8, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove two rubber spacers: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the pointed end of your spudger behind the square rubber spacer next to each headphone screw.

    • Gently pry the rubber spacers out of the head strap.

    • Be careful not to accidentally pry any of the speaker wires under the rubber spacer.

  9. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Disconnect the speaker wires: step 9, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Disconnect the speaker wires: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Use the pointed end of your spudger to pry up and disconnect both the left and right headphone speaker wires.

  10. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the head strap: step 10, image 1 of 2 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Remove the head strap: step 10, image 2 of 2
    • Use a T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the two 12.1 mm screws (one on each side) securing the head strap to the headset.

    • Use a T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the following screws securing the head strap to the headset:

    • Four 3.9 mm screws (two on each side)

    • Two 4.1 mm screws (one on each side)

  11. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two plastic spacers underneath the previously removed screws from the headset.

  12. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 12, image 2 of 3 HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement: step 12, image 3 of 3
    • Thread the headphone speaker wires out through the ends of the head strap.

  13. HTC Vive Pro Head Strap Replacement, Only the head strap remains: step 13, image 1 of 1
    • Transfer all foam pads from the old head strap to the new one.

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.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Valve Index Answers community for help.

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