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  • To begin the disassembly of the device, place it on a flat surface with the screen facing down.

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  • Remove the four screws found on the back cover of the device.

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  • Carefully remove the back cover using the spudger against the grooves along the sides of the iPAQ.

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  • At this point, a yellow ribbon will be connecting both the front and back panels of the device. Carefully use the plastic opening tool to detach the ribbon from the connector pins.

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  • Remove SD card on top of device by pushing and then releasing.

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Image 1/1: Use plastic opening tool to carefully pull brown ribbon cable from connector.
  • Remove the ribbon cable connected to display logic board by pulling the plastic clips on both sides towards top of device.

  • Use plastic opening tool to carefully pull brown ribbon cable from connector.

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Image 1/3: Unplug connector from the opposite end of the display logic board. Image 2/3: Completely remove component. Image 3/3: Completely remove component.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully remove the display logic board from its housing.

  • Unplug connector from the opposite end of the display logic board.

  • Completely remove component.

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Image 1/1: Use plastic opening tool to carefully remove ribbon cable from connector.
  • Flip up black plastic clip on large ribbon cable connector located towards center of mother board.

  • Use plastic opening tool to carefully remove ribbon cable from connector.

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Image 1/1: Gently pry cable out of connector with plastic opening tool.
  • Locate clear/grey ribbon cable in bottom corner of device.

  • Gently pry cable out of connector with plastic opening tool.

  • Use hands or tweezers to remove if necessary.

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  • Use your hands to gently unplug the speaker and microphone connectors from the mother board.

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Image 1/1: Use your hands/plastic opening tool to carefully lift the mother board out of housing.
  • Remove three small screws from each corner of the motherboard using phillips head screwdriver.

  • Use your hands/plastic opening tool to carefully lift the mother board out of housing.

  • Place the motherboard to the side.

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Image 1/1: Pry back clips with your hands.
  • Locate the four blue plastic clips surrounding the square screen housing.

  • Pry back clips with your hands.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the entire screen assembly from the housing.

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  • Insert new screen into device.

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Conclusion

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

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