Introduction

This guide will take you through the steps of replacing the screen.

Using the Plastic Opening Tool, carefully pry the top panel from the base.
  • Using the Plastic Opening Tool, carefully pry the top panel from the base.

Lift the side of the keyboard gently and disconnect the attached ribbon located underneath the keyboard. Place your index finger in the hole on the right side of the keyboard tray and lift the tray gently. Place your index finger in the hole on the right side of the keyboard tray and lift the tray gently.
  • Lift the side of the keyboard gently and disconnect the attached ribbon located underneath the keyboard.

  • Place your index finger in the hole on the right side of the keyboard tray and lift the tray gently.

Use your fingers to lift the battery and gently disconnect the wires from the base. Use your fingers to lift the battery and gently disconnect the wires from the base.
  • Use your fingers to lift the battery and gently disconnect the wires from the base.

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Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the 4mm screws from the rightmost circuit board. Carefully pull the circuit board away from side of device base.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the 4mm screws from the rightmost circuit board.

  • Carefully pull the circuit board away from side of device base.

Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the 4mm screws attaching screen to base from both sides. Gently lift the screen portion from the base. Gently lift the screen portion from the base.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the 4mm screws attaching screen to base from both sides.

  • Gently lift the screen portion from the base.

Using the Plastic Opening Tool, pry the six small chits from the face of the screen portion. Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two 2mm and four 4mm screws from underneath the chits.
  • Using the Plastic Opening Tool, pry the six small chits from the face of the screen portion.

  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two 2mm and four 4mm screws from underneath the chits.

Slide the Plastic Opening Tool under the edge of the screen bezel to release the front panel of the screen. Slide the Plastic Opening Tool under the edge of the screen bezel to release the front panel of the screen.
  • Slide the Plastic Opening Tool under the edge of the screen bezel to release the front panel of the screen.

Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the 2mm screws from the perimeter of the screen. Use your fingers to hold the screen and carefully lift it from the base.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the 2mm screws from the perimeter of the screen.

  • Use your fingers to hold the screen and carefully lift it from the base.

Use your fingers to peel back the adhesive tape located on the back of the screen. Disconnect the wire from the screen.
  • Use your fingers to peel back the adhesive tape located on the back of the screen.

  • Disconnect the wire from the screen.

Conclusion

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

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