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Introduction

The following guide will help with the safe disassembly of the Beats Pill casing and the two separate the sides of the device. Follow each step carefully as to not damage the device.

  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 an ESD-safe Phillips #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 an ESD-safe Phillips #0 screwdriver, remove the four screws that were underneath the rubber stand.

  2. Remove the two screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver. Slowly remove the center band and two clip rings until the adhesive separates. Slowly remove the center band and two clip rings until the adhesive separates.
    • Remove the two screws with a Phillips #0 screwdriver.

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

  3. Use the spudger to pry the device apart along its seam, starting in the middle. Open the device to separate the front and back panels. Open the device to separate the front and back panels.
    • Use the spudger to pry the device apart along its seam, starting in the middle.

    • Open the device to separate the front and back panels.

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

    • 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).

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, simply follow the disassembly guide in reverse. If you have questions or concerns about the disassembly of your device, please see the device page or troubleshooting page for the Beats Pill 1.0 for more information.

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