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

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
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. 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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Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge the ribbon cable. 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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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. 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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Use your fingers to remove the three silicone button covers. Use a plastic opening tool to remove the buttons. 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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