Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the D-pad.

  1. Remove the battery pack cover.
    • Remove the battery pack cover.

    • Remove batteries.

  2. We recommend using a nylon spudger for this step. A metal spudger is shown. Grip the controller firmly to remove the side handles, wedging a spudger into the seam between the front and handle plates.
    • We recommend using a nylon spudger for this step. A metal spudger is shown.

    • Grip the controller firmly to remove the side handles, wedging a spudger into the seam between the front and handle plates.

    • Pry the side plate away from the front plate by moving the spudger back and forth. You will need to do this all the way around the side plate's seam.

  3. There is a hidden screw located in the middle of the controller behind the label. Use a screwdriver and punch a hole directly in the center of the label.
    • There is a hidden screw located in the middle of the controller behind the label.

    • Use a screwdriver and punch a hole directly in the center of the label.

    • You may also lift the label if you do not want to puncture it.

    • Remove the five 10mm screws located on the back of the controller using the T8 Security Torx Screwdriver.

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  5. Remove the backplate.
    • Remove the backplate.

  6. Remove the faceplate.
    • Remove the faceplate.

  7. Pry off the metal frame around the D-Pad. Pry off the metal frame around the D-Pad.
    • Pry off the metal frame around the D-Pad.

  8. Lift the D-Pad out of its housing.
    • Lift the D-Pad out of its housing.

Conclusion

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

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6 Comments

Can you show me how to replace xbox one controller 3.5mm stereo jack dpad

Arief Hidayat - Reply

This model of the xbox one controller does not feature a 3.5mm headphone jack. Please look at the guides for later models of the xbox one controller.

Brandon -

it's exactly the same like shown above :)

David Schmidt - Reply

How do u fix one of the silver things behind the d-pad?

Bob - Reply

How do fix the silver things behind each d-pad

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