Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace your square port by unscrewing the plastic casing that holds it, unpeeling the ribbon cable that attaches it to the case, and unplugging one end of the ribbon cable that will free the entire port.

Parts

No parts required.

Slide the plastic opening tool under the plastic to unpeel it from the glass. Gently pry the plastic framing from the glass. Repeat on the other side.
  • Slide the plastic opening tool under the plastic to unpeel it from the glass.

  • Gently pry the plastic framing from the glass.

  • Repeat on the other side.

Remove the front plastic frame. Remove the front plastic frame.
  • Remove the front plastic frame.

Wedge the plastic opening tool under the glass and pull up. Slide the glass forward. Remove the glass.
  • Wedge the plastic opening tool under the glass and pull up.

  • Slide the glass forward.

  • Remove the glass.

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Unscrew the three screws that attach the grey plastic shell to the case. Unscrew the three screws that attach the grey plastic shell to the case. Unscrew the three screws that attach the grey plastic shell to the case.
  • Unscrew the three screws that attach the grey plastic shell to the case.

Remove the shell from the inner square port. Remove the shell from the inner square port. Remove the shell from the inner square port.
  • Remove the shell from the inner square port.

Gently unpeel the ribbon cable from the bottom of the case. Gently unpeel the ribbon cable from the bottom of the case. Gently unpeel the ribbon cable from the bottom of the case.
  • Gently unpeel the ribbon cable from the bottom of the case.

Unplug the ribbon cable.
  • Unplug the ribbon cable.

  • Remove the square port.

Conclusion

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

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