Ensure the device is powered down and unplugged.
  • Ensure the device is powered down and unplugged.

  • Turn the device upside down with the battery compartment facing you.

  • Slide the black slider to the right and lift the battery out of its compartment.

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Locate and remove the six Phillips PM2.5×7.0 screws around the perimeter of the back plate.
  • Locate and remove the six Phillips PM2.5×7.0 screws around the perimeter of the back plate.

    • These screws do not completely detach from the device when unscrewed.

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Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the back plate and set it aside. Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the back plate and set it aside.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to lift up the back plate and set it aside.

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Locate the wifi card to the right of the RAM.
  • Locate the wifi card to the right of the RAM.

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Unplug antenna cables 1 and 2 from their leads.
  • Unplug antenna cables 1 and 2 from their leads.

    • Antenna cable 3 is not used.

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Remove the two Phillips head screws located on the battery compartment side of the wifi card.
  • Remove the two Phillips head screws located on the battery compartment side of the wifi card.

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Gently lift the wifi card up to a 45 degree angle from the side with screws.
  • Gently lift the wifi card up to a 45 degree angle from the side with screws.

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Unplug the wifi card. Unplug the wifi card.
  • Unplug the wifi card.

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These next steps are for installing your replacement wifi card. These steps are very important to ensure that you do not damage your device.
  • These next steps are for installing your replacement wifi card. These steps are very important to ensure that you do not damage your device.

  • Fully insert the replacement wifi card at a 45 degree angle, ensuring that the notch on the card lines up with the peg on the plug.

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Gently push the wifi card down until the screws can be replaced.
  • Gently push the wifi card down until the screws can be replaced.

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Connect the antenna cable 1 with lead 1 and connect antenna cable 2 with lead 2.
  • Connect the antenna cable 1 with lead 1 and connect antenna cable 2 with lead 2.

    • Wire 1 needs to be connected to lead 1 and wire 2 needs to be connected to lead 2.

    • Wire 3 and lead 3 are not used.

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Conclusion

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

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