Introduction

In this fix we will be looking at how to replace the internal battery used to store electrical charge for the device. This will require a Phillips #1 screwdriver, a small plastic tool to remove the LCD screen and to remove the battery.

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  1. First, unscrew the 4  M2x1.5-7 screws (7mm length) from the back of the device using a number 1 Phillips screwdriver.
    • First, unscrew the 4 M2x1.5-7 screws (7mm length) from the back of the device using a number 1 Phillips screwdriver.

    • Pry the front silver panel away from the back black panel with a plastic opening tool.

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  2. Next, the ribbon cable needs to be carefully removed from the back of the LCD screen.
    • Next, the ribbon cable needs to be carefully removed from the back of the LCD screen.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to press the black bar towards the ribbon and away from the white bar gently. This will release the ribbon.

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    • Remove the 4 M2x1.5-7 screws (7mm length) from the green PCB board.

    • This will result in two pieces, the back black cover and the PCB board.

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    • The battery can then be popped out using precision tweezers and replaced with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

Taylor Whitaker

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