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Introduction

Follow this guide to replace the front cover of a Valve Index VR headset.

Power off and unplug your Index before you begin your repair.

Tools

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  1. Valve Index Headset Front Cover Replacement, Remove the front cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Valve Index Headset Front Cover Replacement, Remove the front cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use your hand to pull the front cover straight off of the front of the headset.

    • The front cover is held in place by four magnets that secure to screws in the motherboard cover.

    • Before installing a front cover, ensure the four screws securing the motherboard cover are installed. Otherwise, the front cover will not stay in place.

Conclusion

Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.

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

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Try some basic troubleshooting, or ask our Valve Index Answers community for help.

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Please make one for my rooms light switch also. This is groundbreaking stuff. But seriously is this site moderated at all?

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