Parts

No parts required.

Turn the device screen down and using  the screwdriver remove all eight screws from the back plate. Turn the device screen down and using  the screwdriver remove all eight screws from the back plate.
  • Turn the device screen down and using the screwdriver remove all eight screws from the back plate.

Place a nylon spudger in the seam between the front and back panel and carefully lift around the edge of the device.
  • Place a nylon spudger in the seam between the front and back panel and carefully lift around the edge of the device.

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Use the spudger to pry apart the screen from all around the device.
  • Use the spudger to pry apart the screen from all around the device.

  • Gently lift the screen so not to disconnect the ribbon attaching the screen to the motherboard.

Using the sharp side of the spudger,  scrape away the adhesive surrounding the speaker. Slide the spudger beneath the speaker and pull it away from the case.
  • Using the sharp side of the spudger, scrape away the adhesive surrounding the speaker.

  • Slide the spudger beneath the speaker and pull it away from the case.

  • The regular black nylon spudger should be used whenever possible, especially around sensitive internal components.

Grasp the wire connecting the motherboard and pull the wares connecting it. Remember to wear an anti-static wrist strap when handling the motherboard.
  • Grasp the wire connecting the motherboard and pull the wares connecting it.

  • Remember to wear an anti-static wrist strap when handling the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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