Image 1/3: Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the four external screws. Image 2/3: Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the two screws inside the battery compartment. Image 3/3: Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the two screws inside the battery compartment.
  • Place the Game Boy Pocket face-down on a clean, flat surface.

  • Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the four external screws.

  • Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the two screws inside the battery compartment.

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Image 1/3: Set the back cover aside. You will need it to reassemble the device Image 2/3: Set the back cover aside. You will need it to reassemble the device Image 3/3: Set the back cover aside. You will need it to reassemble the device
  • Place your hands on the front and back covers of the Game Boy Pocket, and carefully separate the device.

    • Set the back cover aside. You will need it to reassemble the device

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Image 1/1:
  • Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the three screws on the motherboard.

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Image 1/3: Make sure you apply pressure on both sides of the clip to loosen it. Image 2/3: Make sure you apply pressure on both sides of the clip to loosen it. Image 3/3: Make sure you apply pressure on both sides of the clip to loosen it.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge and remove the clip securing the ribbon cable.

    • Make sure you apply pressure on both sides of the clip to loosen it.

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Image 1/2: Be gentle to prevent tearing the ribbon. Image 2/2: Be gentle to prevent tearing the ribbon.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge the ribbon cable.

    • Be gentle to prevent tearing the ribbon.

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Image 1/3: Set the motherboard aside. You will need it to reassemble the device. Image 2/3: Set the motherboard aside. You will need it to reassemble the device. Image 3/3: Set the motherboard aside. You will need it to reassemble the device.
  • Grab the black piece protruding from the motherboard, and lift up to remove the motherboard.

    • Set the motherboard aside. You will need it to reassemble the device.

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Image 1/3: Use a plastic opening tool to remove the buttons. Image 2/3: Use a plastic opening tool to remove the buttons. Image 3/3: Use a plastic opening tool to remove the buttons.
  • Use your fingers to remove the three silicone button covers.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the buttons.

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Conclusion

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

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where can you just buy the a and b buttons (if possible)

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