Parts

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Introduction

This guide will be showing you how to replace the charging port for the Digital2 D2-861G model. Be sure to carefully remove parts to avoid damaging the device.

Image 1/1: Place your device on a soft cloth to avoid scratching the screen.
  • Working on your device while powered on may result in electric shock. Make sure to unplug and power down your device before you begin.

  • Place your device on a soft cloth to avoid scratching the screen.

  • Flip your device over so back panel is facing upwards.

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Image 1/1: Insert spudger in the slot below the micro SD card.
  • Do not use a lot of force as it can break the clips or the back panel.

  • Insert spudger in the slot below the micro SD card.

  • You should hear clips releasing as you pry along the edges.

  • With the spudger tool, run along the edges of the backing undoing 20 plastic clips.

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Image 1/3: To disconnect the ZIF connector, go under the black tab and lift up. Then pull the connector out. Image 2/3: Locate the bundled cable connector and disconnect it by simply pulling it gently or using a spudger. Image 3/3: Disconnecting the bundled cable connector helps avoid short circuiting anything on the device.
  • Locate the gold colored ZIF (Zero insertion force) connector and disconnect it from the motherboard.

  • To disconnect the ZIF connector, go under the black tab and lift up. Then pull the connector out.

  • Locate the bundled cable connector and disconnect it by simply pulling it gently or using a spudger.

  • Disconnecting the bundled cable connector helps avoid short circuiting anything on the device.

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Image 1/3: Remove two 3.51mm screws that are located on the top corners with your Phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: Next, unplug the ZIF connector by going under the black tab and simply lift up. Image 3/3: Slide the connector out with the pointed side of the spudger.
  • Make sure to have your magnetic board to hold your screws.

  • Remove two 3.51mm screws that are located on the top corners with your Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Next, unplug the ZIF connector by going under the black tab and simply lift up.

  • Slide the connector out with the pointed side of the spudger.

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Image 1/3: Insert the pointed side of the spudger in the corner and gently lift. Image 2/3: Once one side is lifted, use your fingers and with little force, lift up to remove the case. Image 3/3: Once one side is lifted, use your fingers and with little force, lift up to remove the case.
  • This step is optional if you want to remove the metal casing.

  • Insert the pointed side of the spudger in the corner and gently lift.

  • Once one side is lifted, use your fingers and with little force, lift up to remove the case.

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Image 1/1: Watch out for the ZIF connector!
  • Use little force or else you risk breaking the motherboard.

  • Watch out for the ZIF connector!

  • There is a white clip holding the motherboard.

  • To remove the motherboard, grab the component on the top left and gently lift while pushing or pulling to the right.

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Image 1/1: To replace the charging port, you can either replace the motherboard or desolder the port.

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Conclusion

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

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