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  1. Use a plastic spudger to remove the plastic frame. At the top of the outer frame, insert the spudger tool into the groove in the center and lever it gently until it pops out. At the top of the outer frame, insert the spudger tool into the groove in the center and lever it gently until it pops out.
    • Use a plastic spudger to remove the plastic frame.

    • At the top of the outer frame, insert the spudger tool into the groove in the center and lever it gently until it pops out.

  2. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove all four corner screws around the screen. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove all four corner screws around the screen. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove all four corner screws around the screen.
    • Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove all four corner screws around the screen.

  3. Gently pull from both ends to separate the front panel from the back. Do not force the pieces apart wider than the length of the connecting wires, or you will damage the wiring.
    • Gently pull from both ends to separate the front panel from the back.

    • Do not force the pieces apart wider than the length of the connecting wires, or you will damage the wiring.

  4. Gently unplug the white cable connector using either your fingers or tweezers. Gently unplug the white cable connector using either your fingers or tweezers. Gently unplug the white cable connector using either your fingers or tweezers.
    • Gently unplug the white cable connector using either your fingers or tweezers.

  5. Carefully expose both halves of the device.
    • Carefully expose both halves of the device.

    • Be sure not to pull the two halves apart too hard to avoid damaging the black wire.

  6. Locate the battery bracket and two screws. Remove both screws. Remove both screws.
    • Locate the battery bracket and two screws.

    • Remove both screws.

  7. Carefully peel the metal bracket away from battery. Pull the battery away from back cover. You may need to use a soldering iron and tongs to remove battery from the speakers.
    • Carefully peel the metal bracket away from battery.

    • Pull the battery away from back cover.

    • You may need to use a soldering iron and tongs to remove battery from the speakers.

Conclusion

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

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