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Introduction

Follow this guide to replace the middle trim on a Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense controller.

Parts

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  1. Disconnect and power down your controller before you begin. Insert an opening pick underneath the middle trim at the bottom-right corner of the controller to release the clips securing it to the case.
    • Disconnect and power down your controller before you begin.

    • Insert an opening pick underneath the middle trim at the bottom-right corner of the controller to release the clips securing it to the case.

  2. Slide the opening pick along the lower-right edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case. Slide the opening pick along the lower-right edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case. Slide the opening pick along the lower-right edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case.
    • Slide the opening pick along the lower-right edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case.

  3. Insert an opening pick underneath the middle trim at the bottom-left corner of the controller to release the clips securing it to the case. Insert an opening pick underneath the middle trim at the bottom-left corner of the controller to release the clips securing it to the case.
    • Insert an opening pick underneath the middle trim at the bottom-left corner of the controller to release the clips securing it to the case.

  4. Slide the opening pick along the lower-left edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case. Slide the opening pick along the lower-left edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case. Slide the opening pick along the lower-left edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case.
    • Slide the opening pick along the lower-left edge of the middle trim to release the clips securing it to the case.

  5. Use your fingers to lift up the bottom edge of the middle trim to release the remaining clips. Lift the middle trim over the joysticks to remove it. Lift the middle trim over the joysticks to remove it.
    • Use your fingers to lift up the bottom edge of the middle trim to release the remaining clips.

    • Lift the middle trim over the joysticks to remove it.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

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