Introduction

Use this guide to remove and replace the motherboard.

  1. Use a #3 Hex screwdriver to unscrew all four 3mm screws."
    • Use a #3 Hex screwdriver to unscrew all four 3mm screws."

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  2. Gently remove the outer shell.
    • Gently remove the outer shell.

    • It should be relatively easy to pull apart. Don't be afraid to apply a necessary force.

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    • Pull out the device from the external case.

    • Unscrew all 12mm T Head screws using a T10 screwdriver.

    • Unscrew all 6mm T Head screws using a T10 screwdriver.

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    • Gently remove the side plates by using your hands to pull off.

      • Use plastic opening tool to pry off the back plate.

      • Work on the side with the Fugoo trademark.

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    • Pull apart the front casing from the back casing, slowly. Try to avoid any tension on any of the connected cables.

    • Separate at a slow constant force to avoid damage to the speaker cables.

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    • Carefully untangle the wires that are connected from the speaker to the motherboard.

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    • Use tweezers to remove two ribbon wires on left and right side of motherboard.

    • Do not pull the cables by the cord, as this could cause damage to the cables and/or motherboard. Always disconnect the cables from the base by the motherboard using an iFixit opening tool

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    • Pull out the motherboard halfway.

    • Unplug the ribbon gently using a tweezer.

    • There is a hidden ribbon on the motherboard, which becomes visible when the motherboard is been pulled out.

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    • Remove the motherboard and battery from the device.

    • Use a #3 Hex screwdriver to unscrew all four 3mm screws."

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Conclusion

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

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