Introduction

Paint job scratched? Going custom? Change out your faceplate assembly!

Place PSP face down, so that the UMD Drive is facing upwards. Locate the battery door and open. Remove the battery from inside.
  • Place PSP face down, so that the UMD Drive is facing upwards.

  • Locate the battery door and open.

  • Remove the battery from inside.

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This step requires the removal of the warranty sticker. Removing the sticker will void the warranty.
  • This step requires the removal of the warranty sticker. Removing the sticker will void the warranty.

  • Locate the sticker in the battery compartment labeled: "En: Warranty Void if Seal Damaged."

  • Remove the sticker using the PSP Opening Tools.

  • Under the sticker is a 5mm Phillips screw needed in the next step.

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Remove four 5 mm Phillips from the case. If the screws stick in the case, you can use a magnetized screwdriver to draw them out.
  • Remove four 5 mm Phillips from the case.

  • If the screws stick in the case, you can use a magnetized screwdriver to draw them out.

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Remove the following screws from around the bezel: Two 4 mm Phillips
  • Remove the following screws from around the bezel:

    • Two 4 mm Phillips

    • One 5 mm Phillips

  • The two shorter 4 mm screws are on the top of the PSP; the longer 5 mm screw is on the bottom.

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Gently pry the front bezel away from the casing using a PSP opening tool. Start on the right hand side of the PSP bezel, and carefully work the tool around the side.
  • Gently pry the front bezel away from the casing using a PSP opening tool.

  • Start on the right hand side of the PSP bezel, and carefully work the tool around the side.

  • If you want to clean the control buttons or D-pad, you can easily pop them out once the faceplate is off and wipe them clean.

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Conclusion

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

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Does the front casing also have the plastic glass screen on it as well? Or is that separate?

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