PlayStation 3 Smart Plate Replacement

Remove the glossy plastic smart plate from the top of your PS3.

Use this guide to replace your PlayStation 3's smart plate.

Edit Step 1 Smart Plate  ¶ 

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  • Use the tip of a spudger to remove the black rubber screw cover from the side of the PS3.

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  • Remove the single 8.5 mm T10 Security Torx screw from the smart plate.

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  • Pull the smart plate toward the hard drive bay, then lift it off the body of the PS3.

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  • Be sure to keep track of the small metal bracket loosely held in the top cover, if equipped.

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

For more information, check out the PlayStation 3 device page.

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