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.
    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Remove the backplate.

    • Remove the faceplate.

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

    • 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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