Introduction

How to replace the hard drive in a PS3.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Locate the hard drive bay cover on the side of the PS3.
    • Locate the hard drive bay cover on the side of the PS3.

  2. Remove the cover with a spudger.
    • Remove the cover with a spudger.

    • Lift the metal tab on the hard drive enclosure.

    • Pull the tab to slide the hard drive enclosure to the right.

    • Pull the hard drive enclosure out of the PS3.

    • There are four screws on the side of the hard drive enclosure.

      • Two of the screws are shown here. The other two are on the opposite side.

      • The screws are very tight. Be careful not to strip them!

    • Remove the two screws on one side of the hard drive enclosure with a Phillips #1 screwdriver.

    • Flip over the hard drive enclosure and remove the remaining two screws on the other side.

    • Carefully slide the hard drive out of the metal enclosure.

      • Note the orientation of the hard drive when sliding it out of the enclosure.

Conclusion

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

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