Introdução

Use this guide to remove or replace your Playstation 4 Slim’s disk drive.

  1. Locate the plastic warranty sticker next to the three ports on the side of the console.
    • Locate the plastic warranty sticker next to the three ports on the side of the console.

    • Remove the warranty sticker by peeling it off with any kind of spudger.

    • Removing the warranty sticker will NOT cause your warranty to be null and void.

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  2. Unscrew and remove the 5.0mm screw that was behind the sticker using a T8 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.
    • Unscrew and remove the 5.0mm screw that was behind the sticker using a T8 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.

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    • Place the Playstation 4 Slim upside down with the side of the screw you just removed facing you.

    • Pry up on the two corners that are facing you with your fingers.

    • This may take a bit of force to open up and you will hear a fairly loud click when the bottom cover detaches.

    • Remove the bottom cover by sliding it towards the back corners and lifting up.

    It says to place it upside down, but didn't you do so in the previous step? I've been trying to unscrew the screw with my screwdriver that I got from here and if I had to had the system right side up, I'm afraid I might've stripped the screw from all the force I tried to use to get the screw out that will NOT budge. It didn't even move the slightest after removing the warranty sticker.

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    • Place the Playstation 4 Slim right side up, with the PS logo on top and the side with the words "SONY" and "PS4" facing you.

    • Pry up on the two corners that are facing you with your fingers.

    • This may take a bit of force to open and you will hear a fairly loud click when the top cover detaches.

    • Remove the top cover by sliding it towards the back corners and lifting up.

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    • Unscrew and remove the two screws (left one 31.0mm and right one 24.0mm) using a T8 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.

    • Unscrew and remove the 3.0mm screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.

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    • Remove the four 16mm Philips screws holding the power supply in place.

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    • Remove the metal sheet from the top of of the power supply by grabbing and lifting up with your hands.

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    • Remove the antenna from the top of the power supply by guiding the wire with your fingers through the groves underneath the metal panel.

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    • Flip the Playstation 4 Slim onto its back.

    • Unscrew and remove the 4.0mm screw using a Phillips #1 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.

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    • Use a plastic opening tool to make space between the power supply and console by wedging and wiggling it in-between the two.

    • Lift the power supply up and onto its back on the metal sheet using your hands.

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    • Disconnect the wire connection from the power supply by firmly gripping it with your fingers or tweezers and pulling out.

    • Remove the power supply completely by grabbing and lifting up with your hands.

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    • Unscrew and remove the 31.0mm screw using a T8 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.

    • Unscrew and remove the 10 5.0mm screws using a Phillips #1 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.

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    • Remove the metal plate by grabbing the edges and lifting up with your hands.

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    • Unscrew and remove the two 3.0mm screws using a PH000 screwdriver with a counter-clockwise motion.

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    • Remove the disk drive out by pinching on either side of the two black plastic "claws" and lifting up with your hand.

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Conclusão

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

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incomplete guide, what replacement? the last step is taking the cover off but what about the disk drive?

Yegor Ilchuk - Responder

Yeah, where's the ending to this?

Ben Baptist - Responder

To remove the complete drive you have to remove the motherboard. with the motherboard removed some of the above steps may not be necessary.

This guide is useful if you just need to remove disc or clean laser.

Freddie Parsons - Responder

when replacing do you have to swap a board like the PS4’s of the past?

Frank Ferrante - Responder

Nope, on the ps4 slim the optical drive is not married to the motherboard so any drive as long is the same model will work with any motherboard

Joshua Sites -

What drive is used for replacement? Anyone have a link?

Matthew Silliman - Responder

Newer ps4 slim has some black buttons on the drives instead of the 10 screws I’m stuck on getting the plate to the disc drive any suggestions????

Hakeem Baksh - Responder

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