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Introduction

This guide will show you how to properly get into your Apple TV 4K device and get access to the logic board for replacement.

  1. Use a spudger to pry the bottom panel off from the body. It is held on with clips on the inside, so you will need to make sure those are undone while opening.
    • Use a spudger to pry the bottom panel off from the body. It is held on with clips on the inside, so you will need to make sure those are undone while opening.

    • The panel is held onto the device tightly, so you may need to be a bit forceful to remove it.

  2. Remove the following screws using a T6 Torx screwdriver holding the heat sink assembly in. Four 10 mm screws
    • Remove the following screws using a T6 Torx screwdriver holding the heat sink assembly in.

    • Four 10 mm screws

    • Lift and remove the heat sink assembly from the device.

  3. Use plastic spudger to pull up on all three antenna connectors to remove them. Remove rubber piece from front side of device.
    • Use plastic spudger to pull up on all three antenna connectors to remove them.

    • Remove rubber piece from front side of device.

  4. Unscrew the following screws holding the logic board in place using the T7 Torx:
    • Unscrew the following screws holding the logic board in place using the T7 Torx:

    • Two black 3 mm screws

    • Two silver 4 mm screws

  5. Use a spudger to pry up logic board. Try lifting it up from the front side. Remove logic board and set aside. Remove logic board and set aside.
    • Use a spudger to pry up logic board. Try lifting it up from the front side.

    • Remove logic board and set aside.

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