PSP Go Analog Joystick Replacement

Use this guide to put a fresh analog joystick into the PSP Go!

Sections

Edit Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Rotate the PSP so you can see the top of the device.

Edit Step 1 Back Cover  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the four Phillips screws on the back of the PSP Go.

  • Rotate the PSP so you can see the top of the device.

  • Unscrew the two Phillips screws next to the volume buttons.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Open the back cover by gently lifting the right side, and rotating it to the left side (as if you were opening a book).

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the back cover to loosen it on all sides.

  • Open the back cover by gently lifting the right side, and rotating it to the left side (as if you were opening a book).

  • Be careful not to rotate the back cover from the bottom, as you will break the plastic screw holes on top of the device.

Edit Step 3 Top Cover  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3 Top Cover  ¶ 

  • Pull the top cover upwards gently from its housing.

Edit Step 4 Bottom Plate  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Gently lift the bottom plate away from the device.

Edit Step 4 Bottom Plate  ¶ 

  • Remove the two Phillips screws holding the bottom plate.

  • Gently lift the bottom plate away from the device.

Edit Step 5 Analog Joystick  ¶ 

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Edit Step 5 Analog Joystick  ¶ 

  • Use a #00 Phillips screwdriver to remove both screws holding the analog joystick in place.

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

Image 1/2: Use your fingers or tweezers to gently pull out the analog joystick cable from its connector.

Edit Step 6  ¶ 

  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently flip up the analog joystick's cable connector.

  • Use your fingers or tweezers to gently pull out the analog joystick cable from its connector.

Conclusion

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

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