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Introduction

Note that this is a teardown, so reversing this process is either very diffiuclt or impossible. Only proceed if you have no desire to reasemble the device afterwards.

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Parts

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  1. Peel the back cover off of the Kobo Arc by finding the lip in the cover and pulling back on it.
    • Peel the back cover off of the Kobo Arc by finding the lip in the cover and pulling back on it.

  2. Remove the screws from the midframe.
    • Remove the screws from the midframe.

  3. Use a nylon spudger to pry up the battery from the device.
    • Use a nylon spudger to pry up the battery from the device.

    • It will give some resistance as it is glued down.

    • Always use plastic or nylon prying tools around the battery. Metal tools can puncture a battery, potentially causing a fire.

  4. Unplug the battery connector from the rest of the tablet.
    • Unplug the battery connector from the rest of the tablet.

    • Remove the battery from the tablet.

  5. Remove the screws that are attached to the grey plastic layer. Remove the gray plastic layer.
    • Remove the screws that are attached to the grey plastic layer.

    • Remove the gray plastic layer.

  6. Disconnect the speakers from the tablet.
    • Disconnect the speakers from the tablet.

  7. Wedge a nylon spudger between the screen and the tablet. Slide the spudger around the edges of the screen and remove it from the device.
    • Wedge a nylon spudger between the screen and the tablet.

    • Slide the spudger around the edges of the screen and remove it from the device.

Conclusion

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

Stephen Pehl

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