Introduction

The tools needed are T5 Torx Screwdriver, plastic opening tool, and a soldering iron. In order to take out the motherboard you will need to disconnect the battery and the speaker from it also.

  1. Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove four 6 mm screws from the four corners of the back of the device.
    • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, remove four 6 mm screws from the four corners of the back of the device.

  2. Grip the device with your hands. Using your thumbs pull the nameplate towards yourself and off the device.
    • Grip the device with your hands. Using your thumbs pull the nameplate towards yourself and off the device.

    • There is a visible separation between the front and the back of the device.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry open the device along this separation.

    • Trying to open the device on the opposite side will rip the motherboard-display connector.

    • Carefully pull apart the device by opening it up on the opposite side of the nameplate.

    • Using a plastic opening tool pry the battery away from the device.

    • The battery might be glued, so it might require a little bit of force to get it out.

    • Pull the battery-motherboard connector away from the motherboard.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, wedge the speaker from the device.

    • Don't pull it out of the device too far. It is still connected to the motherboard wire.

    • Using a soldering iron, desolder the wire connection between the speaker and the device.

    • Using a T5 Torx Screwdriver, remove the 5mm screws in the four corners of the motherboard.

    • Using a plastic opening tool, pry the motherboard away from the device.

Conclusion

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

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