PlayStation 3 Slim Hard Drive Replacement

Introduction

Use this guide to replace your PlayStation 3 Slim's SATA hard drive.

 

Step 1 Hard Drive


Remove the blue Phillips screw hidden under the access door.
Turn the PS3 over and lay it on its backside.
Use the flat edge of a metal spudger to pop up the small access door on the bottom cover near the front of the PS3.
Remove the blue Phillips screw hidden under the access door.

 

Step 2


Slide the hard drive bay cover toward the right side of the lower case, then pull it away from the front edge to remove it from the PS3.

 

Step 3


Using its attached metal handle, pull the hard drive out of its bay.

 

Step 4 Hard Drive


Remove the four 4.3 mm Phillips screws securing the hard drive to its tray.

 

Step 5


Remove the hard drive from its tray.

 

CONCLUSION

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

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