Am I The Only One? (How To Remove PS5 Case)

1 : Anonymous2021/03/11 12:06 ID: m2onvk

Me Being scared from my jet engine of a ps4, I decided to opened my ps5 yesterday after only getting it for Christmas, nothing in the fan surprisingly, instructions below:

Flip Your PS5 Sideways if not already done so, stand must be on sideways. Make sure that the plug ports are facing you, basically disc drive facing away from you Pull up on the back left corner and push down on the front left right corner, the plastic is solid enough so don't be scared to pressure it too much If the side hasn't came off push to the left more, its supposed to slide of the left side If it still hasn't come off try again or simply comment on my post, if it has the way to put the case back on is to place the case back on the side and push, the little indents should be aligned and should click together

I don't know what else to say, this is my first post I hope I was of help to you 😀

2 : Anonymous2021/03/11 13:01 ID: gqkgxky

The official tear down video was clear on this, and even showed it being done. That was then followed by a load of YouTube influencers struggling to take it off and not know how to do it, despite pumping out a video a few weeks before with "10 things revealed by the PS5 teardown" or some shit.

ID: gql7z4d

That's the problem with YouTube. Everyone thinks they need to create their own content for views or stardom when there's already thousands of videos on whatever topic they're trying to cover that do it better, and without a bunch of horrible editing or commentary. That's my issue with 99% of Game reviews out there, or getting posted here.

Like, the PS5 vreakdown video shows how to clean it, replace the hard drive, or remove the panels. But we still have thousands of morons who made their own video for some reason, with the same redundant information, but with a catchy song or dumb effects added to it.

ID: gqlgmv4

Tech/Gaming youtubers are journalists/content creators first and gamers/hobbyists second. The making and editing of the video is the hobby, they just picked a topic they like to base the content around.

No wonder that despite talking about the PS5 teardown video, they unsurprisingly don't have a clue how to do it with a real PS5. It's like Polygon trying to beat the tutorial of Cuphead.

ID: gqlcjfq

I wouldn’t say it is a problem, if you don’t want to see them you just don’t click them, it’s a bit aggressive calling people morons when they’re just trying to make videos about what they like, even if someone else already made something similar or better. I mean that’s the whole point of YouTube, uploading videos about anything you want.

3 : Anonymous2021/03/11 12:44 ID: gqkfdxh

Edit: upon further review I think this is not true. At the bottom of the instructions it says, roughly, “this is expected and is because of a higher data transfer” I think the instructions are for when your disk is stuck in the player. Don’t do this to reduce sound

This is useful. Are you sure the noise is not caused by the blu-ray drive (unless you have a digital unit).

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includes a description of a "fix". However, as a warning some who tried it had to send their unit in to fix afterwards so take care.

ID: gqkfnf8

ah ill try that, thanks for linking it, even though I don't use my ps4 anymore it would be nice to fix it!

4 : Anonymous2021/03/11 12:54 ID: gqkg9hr

Will keep it in mind when I finally have to remove it once they unlock the SSD slot.

5 : Anonymous2021/03/11 12:11 ID: gqkcm9h

Saved the post in case i need for the future, gg

6 : Anonymous2021/03/11 18:12 ID: gqlkdw8

push down on the front left right corner

left right

I assume you mean front right corner, opposite the corner you're pulling up on.

7 : Anonymous2021/03/11 18:47 ID: gqlp7jp

Idk why people are worrying about their ps5 going jet engine mode, its much bigger than the ps4 which means it can dissipate heat better and also take in cool air easier, obviously tho if you put your ps5 in an enclosed space where there is no proper air circulation then that could possibly lead to it going fighter jet mode especially if it is dusty too

8 : Anonymous2021/03/11 12:07 ID: gqkcdc4

Well done on your first ever post, very informative and a great step by step guide. I can do it personally but a great help for someone who's unsure, have your first upvote.

ID: gqkcjcc

Thank you very much 😀

ID: gqkdiyj

Here is your first award too!

9 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:41 ID: gql7pdt

If you pull slightly on the corner with the logo and look between the the white shell and the black main body, you can see two small pegs extending from the shell into the body. They are about 1/8" long, if that. Carefully pull the shell back until those pins are fully exposed, and then you can slide the plate off toward the bottom of the system.

10 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:43 ID: gql7v3s

Lifting the top back corners of the case is the most important thing. There are plastic elements in there working like locks, that go into the console. Lifting them makes sliding off the plate very easy and smooth. I saw many youtube videos where someone was trying to slide off the plate with a lot of force and it was almost flying through the room at the end. If you'll lift the corner you can take off the plate practically with one finger. As long as the stand is removed.

11 : Anonymous2021/03/11 16:58 ID: gqla074

Yup, hoping they will just start making PS5's with a quick release for that plate. I've broken so many plastic holder tabs on electronics over the years even after watching teardowns.

12 : Anonymous2021/03/11 17:22 ID: gqldb8n

Can you show it in a video? Im an idiot

13 : Anonymous2021/03/11 17:48 ID: gqlh0gk

Check GamerNexus on YouTube. Steve has an excellent and efficient method for removing the cover...

ID: gqn92m4

I was thinking the same thing

14 : Anonymous2021/03/11 20:16 ID: gqm1jfo

I simply lift the top left or top right of the console and slide it down. You only have to put like 7% of your strength to do it. Do what OP does. I also recommend once you unplug the console. Press the power button to see if it semi-turns on so it can fully turn off.

15 : Anonymous2021/03/11 21:31 ID: gqmbpjv

The PS5 has little dust catching pockets that should help keep the fan from getting PS4 level gummed up.

16 : Anonymous2021/03/12 05:54 ID: gqnvh05

Just follow the official guide.

17 : Anonymous2021/03/12 07:46 ID: gqo3qeg

I have a EU disc version. My BR Drive plate goes down easily. My upper plate is stuck. There is no way to take it off - I'm afraid to break something. Watched the official teardown and numerous YT videos. No way to take it off.

18 : Anonymous2021/03/12 07:54 ID: gqo4b4f

You make it seem overly complicated. You just have to slightly lift the corner with the PS logo and it comes off very easy. Same for the back panel just lift the raised corner a bit.

19 : Anonymous2021/03/11 18:33 ID: gqlnbsz

jet engine on ps5 after 3 months? lol

ID: gqm42a8

No, re-read the sentence again . his PS4 has him paranoid, he's cleaning the ps5, NO noise from the ps5 .

20 : Anonymous2021/03/11 12:43 ID: gqkfb2e

The PS4 pro break down seemed so simple. My fat gorilla fingers thought it seemed so simple and and felt like I was breaking it. I’m not removing my case cause there’s no reason not to. That one guy did it ssd and it seemed so easy. I don’t care how aesthetically pleasing it is. I’m so afraid of breaking my console that I don’t care.

To add: I’m ducking stupid and it took me an hour to find my base screw. I don’t read manuals! Lol

ID: gqkfkb2

I was terrified when I took the case off tbh, I watched the official tutorial by PlayStation but its all in Japanese so that's why I made this, to save people from the very confusion subtitles

21 : Anonymous2021/03/11 19:09 ID: gqlsekm

It's simple, get a large flathead screwdriver, a good pair of gloves, a butchers apron, some ground pepper and a saw.

Throw all the other shite in a corner, pick up the saw and saw the cover off


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