Introduction

Here's how to take your mouse apart, and how to get the buttons working again.

Use the screwdriver to peal off the stickers marked with red rectangles in the provided image. This will reveal the location of 4 screws.
  • Use the screwdriver to peal off the stickers marked with red rectangles in the provided image. This will reveal the location of 4 screws.

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Remove the 4 revealed screws marked with red in the provided image.
  • Remove the 4 revealed screws marked with red in the provided image.

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Use a flat head screw driver to pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse. Use a flat head screw driver to pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse.
  • Use a flat head screw driver to pry apart the upper and lower housing of the mouse.

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Pull the wires from the white crimping headers to disconnect them, separating the top from bottom.
  • Pull the wires from the white crimping headers to disconnect them, separating the top from bottom.

  • Pull as far up on the wire as possible, but avoid ripping the wires by applying too much force.

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Scroll wheel between left and right buttons
  • Scroll wheel between left and right buttons

    • Remove the scroll wheel from the mother board by pulling it to the left.

    • This may take some force to remove. Make sure to pull it parallel to the board, instead of perpendicularly.

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Pull the mother board gently away from the plastic housing.
  • Pull the mother board gently away from the plastic housing.

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Desolder the components and re-solder the replacements in order to repair the left and right buttons. Desolder the components and re-solder the replacements in order to repair the left and right buttons.
  • Desolder the components and re-solder the replacements in order to repair the left and right buttons.

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Conclusion

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

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i bought the same mouse on amazon the same day i got it stopped working and anker was out of stock so i couldn't get another one directly from them, plus i really like it i opened up the mouse using your step by step and found the issue.

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