Introduction

Without a functioning status display, which powers the LED interface, control of the device is limited. This guide will tell you step-by-step how to replace the status display.

  1. Use the iOpener tool to unglue the adhesive of the device. The link to the iOpener instructions are listed below.
    • Use the iOpener tool to unglue the adhesive of the device. The link to the iOpener instructions are listed below.

    • iOpener Instructions

  2. Place the flat head of the bigger plastic opening tool in between the front plate and back plate.
    • Place the flat head of the bigger plastic opening tool in between the front plate and back plate.

    • Pull the tool toward the back of the device to pry it open.

    • Repeat this process over all edges of the device.

  3. Open up the device by pulling the front plate straight up from the back plate.
    • Open up the device by pulling the front plate straight up from the back plate.

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  5. Carefully detach the wire running from the speaker to the motherboard by unplugging it from the white socket. Carefully detach the wire running from the speaker to the motherboard by unplugging it from the white socket.
    • Carefully detach the wire running from the speaker to the motherboard by unplugging it from the white socket.

  6. Using the PH000, unscrew the three 4.55 mm screws in the motherboard.
    • Using the PH000, unscrew the three 4.55 mm screws in the motherboard.

    • The names of the screwdriver heads are listed on the sides of each head.

  7. Remove the motherboard from the device by lifting it up from the back plate.
    • Remove the motherboard from the device by lifting it up from the back plate.

  8. Using the PH000, unscrew the three 4.6mm screws in the status display.
    • Using the PH000, unscrew the three 4.6mm screws in the status display.

  9. Disconnect the wires connecting the status display to the back plate. Do this by pulling the wire from the black socket. Do this with the wires on both sides of the status board.
    • Disconnect the wires connecting the status display to the back plate. Do this by pulling the wire from the black socket.

    • Do this with the wires on both sides of the status board.

  10. Remove the status display by lifting it off of the back plate.
    • Remove the status display by lifting it off of the back plate.

Conclusion

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

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