Introduction

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

Use the screwdriver to pry off the stickers marked in red to reveal the location of 4 screws.
  • Use the screwdriver to pry off the stickers marked in red to reveal the location of 4 screws.

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Remove the 4 screws marked in red.
  • Remove the 4 screws marked in red.

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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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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
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 be careful to avoid ripping the wires.

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Scroll wheel, left and right buttons
  • Scroll wheel, 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 these components and replace them in order to repair the left and right button. Desolder these components and replace them in order to repair the left and right button.
  • Desolder these components and replace them in order to repair the left and right button.

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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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