Can you replace PS4 controller joystick?

And, if you’re not a huge fan of the DS4’s sticks, you can even swap them out for sticks identical to the ones found inside Xbox One controllers. As it turns out, they’re interchangeable. Polygon decided to give it a try.

How do you put a controller stick cover back on?

Flip the controller around and pull the faceplate away from the controller body. Pull the thumbsticks straight up to detach from their poles. Push your new thumbsticks down on the poles. Repeat the steps above in reverse to reassemble your controller.

How do I fix my PS4 controller analog stick drift without taking it apart?

How to Fix PS4 Controller Analog Stick Drift

  1. Reset your PS4 controller. Resetting the DualShock 4 can solve a lot of issues that suddenly pop up.
  2. Clean your PS4 controller.
  3. Get your PS4 controller repaired or replaced by Sony.
  4. Disassemble your PS4 controller to clean the analog stick.
  5. Replace the PS4 analog sticks.

How do you replace Dualshock 4 Thumbsticks?

  1. Step 1: Remove Controller’s Back Screws.
  2. Step 2: Detach the Controller by It’s Separation Point.
  3. Step 3: Disconnect First Cable.
  4. Step 4: Remove the Battery.
  5. Step 5: Remove Rubber Reset Button and Battery Tray.
  6. Step 6: Removal Final Screw and Ribbon.
  7. Step 7: Flip Circuit Board and Remove Thumb Sticks.

How do you fix a sticky drift?

Apply isopropyl alcohol to a cotton swab. Pry back the thumbstick, and carefully wipe the rounded surface with alcohol. Rotate the thumbstick incrementally, carefully cleaning the entire thing. Check to make sure that you’ve fully cleaned the thumbstick, and test operation.

How do you remove the back of a PS4 controller?

Remove the four 6.0 mm screws on the back shell of the PS4 controller using the Phillips #00 screwdriver. Detach the back shell from the rest of the body by pulling the front shell and back shell apart simultaneously. Be very gentle when completely detaching the back shell because the blue ribbon could be damaged.

How do I remove the left joystick from the controller?

Detach the cable from the circuit board by pulling upwards. Pull the circuit board away from the front shell so it is completely detached from all other parts. Remove the left joystick by pulling it upwards until it pops off. On each of the green chambers, there is a gap that separates the sliver body and the green chambers.

Is your PS4 DualShock controller drifting?

If your PS4 DualShock Controller is having the drifting joystick problem which is common—automatically moving without touch, becomes stuck once touched—use this guide to repair the issue without any soldering, which many people may not have experience in.