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  1. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 2 Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the battery compartment on the back of the Game Boy Color.

    • Push down on the tab and hinge the cover downwards and outwards to remove the battery cover.

  2. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the batteries from the battery compartment.

  3. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, Back Housing: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Using a Y1 screwdriver, remove the six screws on the back of the device as pictured. The bottom two screws are located inside of the battery compartment.

  4. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Gently lift and separate the back housing from the rest of the device. Now you've got the back housing out!

  5. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, LCD Ribbon Cable: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Push up on the tabs on either side of the ribbon with a spudger.

  6. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Gently remove the ribbon cable from the port

  7. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 1 of 2 Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, Motherboard: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 3 screws shown in the picture.

  8. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Gently lift the motherboard from the front housing.

  9. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, Buttons: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the rubber backing on each button grouping.

  10. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the original buttons from the housing.

  11. Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, LCD Display: step 11, image 1 of 2 Game Boy Color Front Housing Replacement, LCD Display: step 11, image 2 of 2
    • Gently pry and lift the LCD Display from the front panel.

    • Twisting the front casing may help gain more leverage.

Conclusion

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

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