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Introduction

The LCD Display is the screen that displays images from the Game Boy Color. This guide details how to disassemble and install an LCD Display.

  1. 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.
    • 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. Remove the batteries from the battery compartment.
    • Remove the batteries from the battery compartment.

  3. 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.
    • 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. Gently lift and separate the back housing from the rest of the device.  Now you've got the back housing out! Gently lift and separate the back housing from the rest of the device.  Now you've got the back housing out!
    • Gently lift and separate the back housing from the rest of the device. Now you've got the back housing out!

  5. Push up on the tabs on either side of the ribbon with a spudger.
    • Push up on the tabs on either side of the ribbon with a spudger.

  6. Gently remove the ribbon cable from the port
    • Gently remove the ribbon cable from the port

  7. Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 3 screws shown in the picture. Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 3 screws shown in the picture.
    • Using the Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the 3 screws shown in the picture.

  8. Gently lift the motherboard from the front housing.
    • Gently lift the motherboard from the front housing.

  9. Gently pry and lift the LCD Display from the front panel. Twisting the front casing may help gain more leverage.
    • 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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I broke my screen doing this. Be really gentle!

Andrew - Reply

Broke my screen just like the last commenter. These instructions are retarded. DON’T pry the screen from the back. Take the front cover off and PUSH it from the front. The circuity for the display is encased in the thin piece of glass all around the LCD. Prying WILL break it!

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