Introduction

The side button array consists of the volume button, power button, M button and H button. The side button array is connected to the motherboard with a ribbon wire and to the front case with 3 screws. It is simple to remove and replace.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Remove the 4.6mm Phillips #00 screw at the base of the device.

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  • Slide the rear panel away from the base parallel to the screen.

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Image 1/2: Pull the speakers off of the rear panel. Image 2/2: Pull the speakers off of the rear panel.
  • Carefully remove the speakers from the rear panel.

  • Pull the speakers off of the rear panel.

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  • Remove the 3 Phillips #00 4.5 mm screws from the side button array.

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Image 1/2: You do not need to fully disconnect the ribbon wire clip from the ribbon wire port: the clip will stay attached in a loose fit. Image 2/2: Remove the ribbon wire from the ribbon wire port on the motherboard.
  • Slide the grey ribbon wire connector clip away from the ribbon wire port on the motherboard using the pointed tip of a spudger. This process will unclip the wire from the motherboard to release connection.

  • You do not need to fully disconnect the ribbon wire clip from the ribbon wire port: the clip will stay attached in a loose fit.

  • Remove the ribbon wire from the ribbon wire port on the motherboard.

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  • Remove the side button array from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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