Introduction

This guide provides a quick and simple fix to one of the most common problems concerning this device. Before continuing it should be noted that this battery is a lithium ion battery. Any puncturing to the outer shell of the battery could risk a corrosive hazard as well as releasing flammable vapors.

  1. Before disassembling, power off the device.
    • Before disassembling, power off the device.

    • There are four 11.0 mm screws located at each corner on the back of the device.

    • With the T5 torx screwdriver, remove these screws and set aside in a safe place.

  2. Using the plastic opening tool, pry apart the device around the seam.
    • Using the plastic opening tool, pry apart the device around the seam.

    • Observe the ribbon connecting the screen to the circuit board.

    • Detach the clip using the plastic opening tool and set aside the screen.

    • Using the T5 Torx screwdriver, remove the two remaining 5.0 mm screws.

    • Lift the board from its housing and then detach the plug coming from the battery.

    • If the battery is glued in place use the plastic opening tool to remove it.

    • Finally, exchange the old battery with the replacement.

Conclusion

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

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