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Introduction

Follow this guide to replace the head strap clip on a Valve Index VR headset.

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

  1. Valve Index Headset Head Strap Clip Replacement, Remove the head strap clip: step 1, image 1 of 3 Valve Index Headset Head Strap Clip Replacement, Remove the head strap clip: step 1, image 2 of 3 Valve Index Headset Head Strap Clip Replacement, Remove the head strap clip: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Insert the flat end of a spudger in between the bottom of the head strap clip and the head strap padding.

    • Pry up on the head strap clip until it is unclipped from the head strap.

    • To reinstall, first locate the recesses on the head strap for mounting the clip. Next, align the clip with the recesses, verify the tether cable is threaded through the clip, then simply press the clip back into place.

Conclusion

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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Why are these clips so expensive? At $39.99 it's like someone mashed an extra 9 when putting in the price, the face gasket which is much larger, uses more material and is more robust costs less than half, even the power adapters are $5 cheaper.

Dor - Reply

Seems that the price has been corrected to $4.99

Dor -

Yeah. The price is seriously insane! Two smaller zipties fit through that opening just fine and cost me pennies and work better than that cheap plastic clip.

Joshua Dworsky - Reply

Maybe i might have a older verison of the index because the larger clip piece on the top doesnt even clip in

Brent - Reply

scratch that you need to put the SMALLER side in last which is was this post doesnt say :)

Brent - Reply

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