Introduction

Replacing the circuit board can also be used as a way to fix broken ports.

Image 1/1: Before disassembling your device, be sure it is powered off.
  • With a J00 Philips head screwdriver, unscrew the two 4mm black screws located at the bottom of the device.

  • Before disassembling your device, be sure it is powered off.

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Image 1/2: Continue prying the edges while moving around the device's perimeter until the back can be easily removed. Image 2/2: Continue prying the edges while moving around the device's perimeter until the back can be easily removed.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, begin softly prying open device by first inserting it in between the front and back panels.

  • Continue prying the edges while moving around the device's perimeter until the back can be easily removed.

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Image 1/1: Speaker wires are connected to both the front and back panel.
  • Carefully lift back panel away from the body of the device.

  • Speaker wires are connected to both the front and back panel.

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  • Using a plastic opening tool, gently pry up the three Zero Insertion Force Connectors (ZIF)

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Image 1/2: Start with the red and black positive and negative wires connected to the battery (2 wires). Image 2/2: Then move to the yellow and red twisted wires and black and red twisted wires connected to the speakers (4 wires).
  • Using a Soldering station, desolder all 9 wires connected to the motherboard.

  • Start with the red and black positive and negative wires connected to the battery (2 wires).

  • Then move to the yellow and red twisted wires and black and red twisted wires connected to the speakers (4 wires).

  • Now desolder the single grey wire connected to the antenna (1 wire).

  • Lastly remove the black and red wires connected to the microphone (2 wires).

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  • Using a J00 Philips screwdriver, unscrew the three black 4mm screws from the motherboard.

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  • Carefully lift motherboard in a upward motion.

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Conclusion

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

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