Game Boy Micro Battery Cover Replacement

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  • Author: Jack
  • Time required: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Very easy

Use this guide to remove the battery cover and battery from the Game Boy.

Edit Step 1 Battery Cover  ¶ 

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  • Remove the Phillips #00 screw on the side of the Game Boy closest to the directional pad.

  • Once the screw has been loosened, lift the cover off the back of the device.

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  • Once the back cover is removed, you should see that the battery is connected to the device by two wires and a plastic connector.

  • Gently grab the wires.

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  • Carefully pull the wires until the connector comes out of the device.

  • Be careful! Don't pull too hard, or you may rip the wires out from the connector.

  • When putting the battery back into the device, make sure the connector is put in exactly the way it came out.

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

For more information, check out the Game Boy Micro device page.

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