Introduction

If you are unable to connect to the internet with your Voyage there is likely a problem with your WiFi antenna. This guide is here to help you locate and remove it.

Insert a plastic opening tool between the plastic panel shown on the device.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the plastic panel shown on the device.

  • Use the tool to pry the plastic away from the device.

  • There will be adhesive holding this piece of plastic to the device. You may have to pull pretty hard to get it separated.

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Use an aluminum driver attached with a Phillips head size #00 to remove the four 3mm screws shown in the picture.
  • Use an aluminum driver attached with a Phillips head size #00 to remove the four 3mm screws shown in the picture.

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  • Once the screws are removed, the back panel can slide off the device.

Why is step 4 needed? The magnetic component doesn’t appear to be in the way of the battery replacement. Is the magnetic component just sitting on the posts (without screws attaching)? Will any magnet work to remove it? Is there any electrical connection to this component?

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  • Remove the magnetic component with the magnetic head of the aluminum driver.

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  • Use an aluminum driver with Phillips head #00 to remove the four 3 mm screws shown in the picture.

  • Use the same driver to remove the two 2.5 mm screws.

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  • Using the tweezers, undo the attached clip.

  • Remove the three 3 mm screws holding down the rest of the antenna with an aluminum driver and the Phillips #00 head.

  • You should now be able to simply take the WiFi bar off of the device.

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Conclusion

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

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