Sansa e260R Front Panel Replacement

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Removing a broken case

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Edit Step 1 Rear Case  ¶ 

  • Before disassembling the device, make sure it is powered off.

  • Remove the four 1.5mm screws on the back of the device.

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Using a plastic opening tool, lift the metal backing from the front of the device.

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Edit Step 3  ¶ 

  • Pull the rear panel off of the Sansa e260R.

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Edit Step 4 Battery  ¶ 

  • Grip the bottom of the battery with your thumb and forefinger and pull it away from the device.

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Edit Step 5 Front Panel  ¶ 

  • Remove the four 1.5mm screws on the inner casing of the device.

  • These screws are very small and hard to extract from the casing. It may be helpful to use a magnetic screwdriver.

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  • Flip the device so that the front is facing you.

  • Slide a plastic opening tool between the plastic front cover and the metal back cover of the device.

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Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Pull the front cover away from the rest of the device.

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

For more information, check out the Sansa e260R device page.

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