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Introduction

Follow this guide to replace the Wi-Fi antenna on your Sony Playstation 4.

Unplug your PS4 before beginning any repairs.

  1. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Flip over the PS4: étape 1, image 1 de 1
    • Flip the PS4 upside-down with the back side facing towards you.

  2. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the warranty stickers: étape 2, image 1 de 3 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the warranty stickers: étape 2, image 2 de 3 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the warranty stickers: étape 2, image 3 de 3
    • Use tweezers to remove the two stickers in the center of the back of the PS4 exposing two case screws.

  3. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the plastic screw covers: étape 3, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the plastic screw covers: étape 3, image 2 de 2
    • Use tweezers to carefully remove the plastic screw covers in each corner, exposing two more case screws.

  4. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the rear case screws: étape 4, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the rear case screws: étape 4, image 2 de 2
    • Remove the four 7.2 mm Torx security screws on the back of the PS4.

  5. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the lower case: étape 5, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the lower case: étape 5, image 2 de 2
    • Use your thumbs to lift the lower case up and off the PS4.

    • The lower case is held into place by plastic clips. You may need to use significant force to release the lower case.

  6. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 6, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 6, image 2 de 2
    • Use a pair of tweezers to pull the power supply cable straight out and disconnect the power supply unit from the motherboard.

    • If your connector feels stuck, use a spudger to gently pry the connector out.

  7. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the power supply unit: étape 7, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the power supply unit: étape 7, image 2 de 2
    • Remove three 9.7 mm Torx security screws.

    • Remove two 41 mm Phillips screws and brackets.

  8. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 8, image 1 de 3 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 8, image 2 de 3 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 8, image 3 de 3
    • Lift the power supply straight up and out of the PS4.

    • The power supply is held firmly in place by prongs on the left side. It may take multiple attempts to remove it.

    • During reassembly, ensure the prongs are aligned, then press the power supply into place.

  9. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the Wi-Fi antenna: étape 9, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement, Remove the Wi-Fi antenna: étape 9, image 2 de 2
    • Use the tip of a spudger to disconnect the antenna cable from the motherboard.

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    • Use a pair of tweezers or your fingers to grab the antenna cable and move it out from the cable guides.

  11. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 11, image 1 de 3 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 11, image 2 de 3 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 11, image 3 de 3
    • Use a pair of tweezers or your fingers to thread the antenna cable out from underneath the optical drive cable.

  12. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 12, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 12, image 2 de 2
    • Remove the 9.7 mm Torx security screw securing the antenna.

  13. PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 13, image 1 de 2 PlayStation 4 Wi-Fi Antenna Replacement: étape 13, image 2 de 2
    • Remove the Wi-Fi antenna.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

Take your e-waste to an R2 or e-Stewards certified recycler.

Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our Answers community for troubleshooting help.

Compare your new replacement part to the original part—you may need to transfer remaining components or remove adhesive backings from the new part before installing.

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107 commentaires

Took me about 10mins with this guide. Super easy. New parts in and working wonderfully. Ty ifixit!

luckycha87 - Réponse

My wireless controlers wasn't recognised. I change the WiFi connector but this problem is not resoleved yet.

Frederic Morelli - Réponse

Hi Frederic! Have you tried resetting the controller? Have you tried any other controllers to see if they work? Also, are you sure the battery in your controller is good and it's charged up?

TronicsFix -

Hello my controller has a hard time working from 4 feet away from my console and disconnecting. Im thinking of doing this hopefully it works. Is the bluetooth and wifi part the same thing because my wifi doesnt seem to pick up my wireless router.

ludracing - Réponse

Yes, the wifi and bluetooth antenna is the same.

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