Introduction

The screen cover is the plastic window in front of the LCD screen. This guide shows how to replace the screen cover of the Game Boy Color.

Image 1/2: Push down on the tab and hinge the cover downwards and outwards to remove the battery cover. Image 2/2: 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.

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  • Remove the batteries from the battery compartment.

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • Gently lift the motherboard from the front housing.

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  • Carefully slide a razor blade under one of the corners of the screen cover.

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Image 1/1: Continue gently pulling up on the cover until it is fully removed.
  • Carefully lift up on the corner of the screen until you can grab the corner with your fingers.

  • Continue gently pulling up on the cover until it is fully removed.

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Conclusion

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

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