Game Boy Screen Replacement
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This guide will illustrate how to replace the black and white LCD screen in your original Game Boy.
- Author: Andrew Tramposch
- Time estimate: 30 minutes - 1 hour
- Difficulty: Difficult
This guide will illustrate how to replace the black and white LCD screen in your original Game Boy. You'll need to know how to solder for this replacement, so be sure to check out iFixit's soldering technique guide.
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Use a fingernail (or small coin) to push down on the battery door latch and remove the battery door.
Use a fingernail to pry each battery outward from the positive (+) terminal to remove them.
Gently separate the device's front casing from the back casing after you remove the screws.
Grip the ribbon connector with your thumb and forefinger. Pull down gently until the connector, not the ribbon itself, comes out of its socket.
Separate the front and back casings.
Flip the circuit board over revealing the device screen.
Remove the two screws connecting the screen and the circuit board.