Flip the device over to the back side.
  • Flip the device over to the back side.

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Slide the small switch on the back to "MAIN".
  • Slide the small switch on the back to "MAIN".

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Slide the battery cover downwards.
  • Slide the battery cover downwards.

  • Pull off the battery cover.

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Pull the black tab to remove the battery.
  • Pull the black tab to remove the battery.

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Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two screws near the top of the device.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two screws near the top of the device.

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Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two screws located inside the battery compartment.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the two screws located inside the battery compartment.

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Partially separate the two halves of the case by inserting the tip of a small flat head screw driver into the space between the halves.
  • Partially separate the two halves of the case by inserting the tip of a small flat head screw driver into the space between the halves.

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Pry the two halves of the case apart with the small flat head screwdriver.
  • Pry the two halves of the case apart with the small flat head screwdriver.

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Caution: be careful not to pull out the wires connecting the two halves of the outer case. These wires are necessary for the device to be able to function.
  • Caution: be careful not to pull out the wires connecting the two halves of the outer case. These wires are necessary for the device to be able to function.

  • Lay the two halves of the outer case next to the central components as shown.

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Using the #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the screws from the corners of the screen. There are 3 screws total.
  • Using the #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the screws from the corners of the screen. There are 3 screws total.

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Lift the tab on the motherboard and pull out the ribbon cable. After the ribbon cable is detached from the motherboard, the touch screen is completely separated from the device.
  • Lift the tab on the motherboard and pull out the ribbon cable.

  • After the ribbon cable is detached from the motherboard, the touch screen is completely separated from the device.

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Using the #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the screws on the back of the front case. There are five total.
  • Using the #00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the screws on the back of the front case. There are five total.

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Pull the ribbon cable out of its port on the back of the keypad.
  • Pull the ribbon cable out of its port on the back of the keypad.

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The keypad can now be lifted off the front case.
  • The keypad can now be lifted off the front case.

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Conclusion

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

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