Introduction

The screen assembly is located underneath all of the other parts of the device. To access it, you will have to remove these pieces first. Make sure to keep track of all five screws and any connected parts.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the two 2cm screws on the bottom using the PH0 Phillips head screw driver.
  • Remove the two 2cm screws on the bottom using the PH0 Phillips head screw driver.

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Pry open back piece with plastic spudger. Remove the back piece of the device.
  • Pry open back piece with plastic spudger.

  • Remove the back piece of the device.

  • The back panel may be difficult to pry off, use gentle force.

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Disconnect speaker (which is attached by black and red wires) from back piece using plastic spudger.
  • Disconnect speaker (which is attached by black and red wires) from back piece using plastic spudger.

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Gently pry the battery off of the device with the plastic spudger.
  • Gently pry the battery off of the device with the plastic spudger.

  • There is a large amount of glue holding the battery to the device.

  • Do not puncture the battery with the plastic spudger.

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Disconnect the two larger of the three ZIF cables by prying open the flap with a plastic spudger and gently removing the cable. Disconnect the two larger of the three ZIF cables by prying open the flap with a plastic spudger and gently removing the cable. Disconnect the two larger of the three ZIF cables by prying open the flap with a plastic spudger and gently removing the cable.
  • Disconnect the two larger of the three ZIF cables by prying open the flap with a plastic spudger and gently removing the cable.

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Peel off the black tape from the corner of the motherboard (indicated by the blue surface of the device)
  • Peel off the black tape from the corner of the motherboard (indicated by the blue surface of the device)

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Use PH000 Phillips head screw driver to remove the three screws that connect the motherboard to the front panel. When removing the motherboard be cautious of the gray wire connected from motherboard to actual device. When removing the motherboard be cautious of the gray wire connected from motherboard to actual device.
  • Use PH000 Phillips head screw driver to remove the three screws that connect the motherboard to the front panel.

  • When removing the motherboard be cautious of the gray wire connected from motherboard to actual device.

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Remove motherboard and battery and set aside.
  • Remove motherboard and battery and set aside.

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Remove the small orange tape attached with a gray wire from the top corner of the device. This is the antenna. Use plastic spudger around silver lining within the device to pry the screen off. The metal screen assembly is two pieces. When removing the screen, make sure to pry off both pieces at once.
  • Remove the small orange tape attached with a gray wire from the top corner of the device. This is the antenna.

  • Use plastic spudger around silver lining within the device to pry the screen off.

  • The metal screen assembly is two pieces. When removing the screen, make sure to pry off both pieces at once.

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Replace broken screen and reverse steps to re-assemble device.
  • Replace broken screen and reverse steps to re-assemble device.

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Conclusion

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

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