Introduction

This guide shows you how to remove the PSP Go's trigger buttons.

Note: The procedure is exactly the same for the both left and right trigger buttons.

Image 1/2: Rotate the PSP so you can see the top of the device. Image 2/2: Unscrew the two Phillips screws next to the volume buttons.
  • 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.

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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). Image 2/2: Be careful not to rotate the back cover from the bottom, as you will break the plastic screw holes on top of the device.
  • 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.

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  • Pull the top cover upwards gently from its housing.

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  • The top cover will most likely come off during the repair, so might as well take it off now. Pull it upwards gently from its housing.

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Image 1/1: Use a plastic opening tool to gently flip up the left trigger connector.
  • The procedure is exactly the same for the left trigger button.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently flip up the left trigger connector.

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Image 1/2: If necessary, repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove the right trigger button. Image 2/2: If necessary, repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove the right trigger button.
  • Unscrew the lone Phillips screw holding the trigger in place. Remove both trigger and retaining plate from the PSP Go.

  • If necessary, repeat steps 2 and 3 to remove the right trigger button.

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Conclusion

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

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