Introduction

The battery is an integral part of the PlayStation Move controller. This guide will help you to remove and replace it with ease.

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  • Turn the controller over and unscrew the four 10mm screws with a PH #00 screwdriver.

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  • Pinch the sides of the back panel to remove it and set it aside.

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  • Hold the base of the controller with one hand and with the other carefully pull up on the white spherical piece to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Be mindful not to damage the wires or wired components, as the battery will still be attached via its connector. Image 2/2: Be mindful not to damage the wires or wired components, as the battery will still be attached via its connector.
  • Push the Lithium Ion battery from its slot to remove it.

  • Be mindful not to damage the wires or wired components, as the battery will still be attached via its connector.

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  • Unscrew the 9mm screw in the battery slot with a PH #00 screwdriver.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully pry the rumble motor free.

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  • Unscrew the 9mm screw behind the rumble motor slot with a PH #00 screwdriver.

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  • Carefully pinch the plastic sides of the battery slot and lift it (along with the circuit board) from the plastic shell of the move controller.

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Image 1/2: It is attached via white ribbons which need to be kept intact. Image 2/2: It is attached via white ribbons which need to be kept intact.
  • Using your fingers, carefully pry the square green piece beneath the battery slot free.

  • It is attached via white ribbons which need to be kept intact.

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Image 1/3: Lift the rectangular piece from its slot to free it. Image 2/3: Lift the rectangular piece from its slot to free it. Image 3/3: Lift the rectangular piece from its slot to free it.
  • Follow the white ribbon attached to the part you just removed to a smaller, more rectangular piece.

  • Lift the rectangular piece from its slot to free it.

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Image 1/3: Take extra care not to damage any of the wired components. Image 2/3: Take extra care not to damage any of the wired components. Image 3/3: Take extra care not to damage any of the wired components.
  • Carefully lift the entire circuit board from the black plastic encasing it.

  • Take extra care not to damage any of the wired components.

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  • Using tweezers, carefully pull the power cable from its port on the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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