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Introduction

For general disassembly guide follow this link. This guide will follow the steps taken in the general disassembly of the Beats Pill 1.0.

  1. Using the spudger, create space between the speaker covers and then remove. On the underside of the device, remove the rubber stand with the BeatsPill logo on it. Using a ESD-safe Philips #0 Screwdriver, remove the four screws that were underneath the rubber stand.
    • Using the spudger, create space between the speaker covers and then remove.

    • On the underside of the device, remove the rubber stand with the BeatsPill logo on it.

    • Using a ESD-safe Philips #0 Screwdriver, remove the four screws that were underneath the rubber stand.

  2. Remove the two Philips #0 screws with the ESD-safe screwdriver. Slowly remove the center band and 2 clip rings until the adhesive separates. Slowly remove the center band and 2 clip rings until the adhesive separates.
    • Remove the two Philips #0 screws with the ESD-safe screwdriver.

    • Slowly remove the center band and 2 clip rings until the adhesive separates.

  3. Using the spudger, starting in the middle, pry the device apart along it’s seam as circled in red. Open the device to separate the two main bodies of the device. The device should look as picture number 3. Open the device to separate the two main bodies of the device. The device should look as picture number 3.
    • Using the spudger, starting in the middle, pry the device apart along it’s seam as circled in red.

    • Open the device to separate the two main bodies of the device. The device should look as picture number 3.

  4. Remove the speaker wire(yellow, red, black, white) from the mother board. Ground yourself when touching the motherboard
    • Remove the speaker wire(yellow, red, black, white) from the mother board.

    • Ground yourself when touching the motherboard

  5. Carefully remove the NFC sensor wire (black, red) Carefully remove the NFC sensor wire (black, red)
    • Carefully remove the NFC sensor wire (black, red)

  6. Carefully remove the control cable(4  black, 1 red) Carefully remove the control cable(4  black, 1 red)
    • Carefully remove the control cable(4 black, 1 red)

  7. Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the four screws holding the bands that go over the battery.
  8. Using the same screwdriver, remove the motherboard screws along with the rubber stoppers.
    • Using the same screwdriver, remove the motherboard screws along with the rubber stoppers.

    • Gently remove the motherboard from the case

    • Remove the yellow NFC module with Tweezers

  9. Remove power button and springs.
    • Remove power button and springs.

  10. Cut off the battery wires
    • Cut off the battery wires

  11. Using a soldering iron attach the new battery to the motherboard with the red wire connecting to the 0.2 volts (+) and black wire connecting to the ground (-). See the soldering guide for more information on how to perform this step.
    • Using a soldering iron attach the new battery to the motherboard with the red wire connecting to the 0.2 volts (+) and black wire connecting to the ground (-). See the soldering guide for more information on how to perform this step.

Conclusion

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

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9 Comments

donde puedo comprar la batttery para pill beats

felix - Reply

Where can you buy the replacement battery

wtmcclure - Reply

I got a replacement battery for 2.0 from Amazon, it works great! here is the link:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072PHZ235

And it also has battery for pill 1.0, pill XL...

Jailene -

Could you please tell what is the yellow card in the last picture?

jmestascatcoparco - Reply

Looks like the Bluetooth antenna

James Jenkins -

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