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Introduction

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

  1. Heat iOpener according to manufacturer's instructions.
    • Heat iOpener according to manufacturer's instructions.

    • Place over the face of the remote to soften the adhesive under the glass.

  2. Using a spudger, gently lift the face of the remote. Starting from the bottom and working your way to the top. Using a spudger, gently lift the face of the remote. Starting from the bottom and working your way to the top.
    • Using a spudger, gently lift the face of the remote. Starting from the bottom and working your way to the top.

  3. Push front face forward to disengage plastic clips at the top of the remote.
    • Push front face forward to disengage plastic clips at the top of the remote.

  4. Unlatch the connector that binds the touch screen and logic board. Afterwards, use tweezers to detach the connector that binds the touch screen to the logic board.
    • Unlatch the connector that binds the touch screen and logic board.

    • Afterwards, use tweezers to detach the connector that binds the touch screen to the logic board.

  5. Lift the face from the body of the remote.
    • Lift the face from the body of the remote.

  6. Lift the latch holding back the connector to the battery. Use tweezers to disconnect the battery connector.
    • Lift the latch holding back the connector to the battery.

    • Use tweezers to disconnect the battery connector.

  7. Remove the following screws using a T3 Torx screwdriver:
    • Remove the following screws using a T3 Torx screwdriver:

    • Eight 2mm screws

  8. Using a plastic spudger, gently remove the logic board from the case of the remote.
    • Using a plastic spudger, gently remove the logic board from the case of the remote.

Conclusion

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

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Have you ever successfully reconnected the ribbon cable after disassembly? It seems nearly impossible to do by hand…

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