Introduction

If the bottom case of your device become cracked or damaged, this guide will show you how to replace it.

Use the nylon spudger to remove the rubber pads near the hinge for the screen. Then remove the screws under the pads. Use Phillips #0 to remove four 9mm screws.
  • Use the nylon spudger to remove the rubber pads near the hinge for the screen. Then remove the screws under the pads.

  • Use Phillips #0 to remove four 9mm screws.

  • Use Phillips #0 to remove seven 6mm screws.

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Use the nylon spudger to pry the back casing near the hinges for the screen. Continue to pry along the edge of the back case until the back is ready to be removed. Careful when beginning to remove the case. There is a cable attached between the bottom case and the motherboard that must be properly disconnected.
  • Use the nylon spudger to pry the back casing near the hinges for the screen.

  • Continue to pry along the edge of the back case until the back is ready to be removed.

  • Careful when beginning to remove the case. There is a cable attached between the bottom case and the motherboard that must be properly disconnected.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up on the white tab that is holding the cable in place on the motherboard. Now carefully pull the cable out of place and remove the entire back casing.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up on the white tab that is holding the cable in place on the motherboard.

  • Now carefully pull the cable out of place and remove the entire back casing.

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Conclusion

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

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