Introduction

If the power and/or volume buttons on your Kurio Xtreme are no longer working, follow this guide to replace them. Before you begin, make sure that you have a soldering iron and know how to use it.

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  • Remove the rubber case by beginning to peel from one of the top corners and continue peeling until the cover is completely removed.

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Image 1/2: There are two screws on each side of the device (four total). Image 2/2: There are two screws on each side of the device (four total).
  • Unscrew the four 4 mm black screws using a Phillips #000 screw driver.

    • There are two screws on each side of the device (four total).

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Image 1/3: Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the device. This may require that you repeatedly run the opening tool up and down the edges of the device. Image 2/3: Be sure not to break any of the plastic clamps along the edges of the device when removing the back cover. Image 3/3: Carefully lift the back panel off of the rest of the device.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool in between the edges of the blue front casing and black back casing.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the device. This may require that you repeatedly run the opening tool up and down the edges of the device.

    • Be sure not to break any of the plastic clamps along the edges of the device when removing the back cover.

  • Carefully lift the back panel off of the rest of the device.

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  • Remove the three 4 mm screws on the motherboard with a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the orange data display ribbon wire above the battery by prying open the ZIF connector with the plastic opening tool.

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  • Remove the orange data display ribbon wire to the left of the battery by prying open the ZIF connector with the plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/1: Be careful not to disconnect the black and red wires from the motherboard.
  • Remove the speakers out of the plastic molds by lifting up the black and red wires.

    • Be careful not to disconnect the black and red wires from the motherboard.

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Image 1/2: The motherboard will still be connected to the battery and the speakers. Image 2/2: The motherboard will still be connected to the battery and the speakers.
  • Remove the motherboard by lifting it out of the casing. Set it upside down below the casing.

    • The motherboard will still be connected to the battery and the speakers.

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Image 1/3: Volume down Image 2/3: Volume up Image 3/3: Power
  • Remove the volume buttons and/or power button by soldering them at their bases.

    • Volume down

    • Volume up

    • Power

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Conclusion

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

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