1. Spring bars attach the two halves of the wristband to the watch body. The spring bar has a shoulder on either end.
    • Spring bars attach the two halves of the wristband to the watch body. The spring bar has a shoulder on either end.

    • Be prepared to apply some pressure with your fingers to perform the following action.

    • First, slide the wristband down on the spring bar to expose the shoulder of the spring bar.

    • Grasp the exposed shoulder with the tweezers to perform the next step.

  2. This is a challenging step. Do it carefully to prevent the spring bar from flying out of the wristband.
    • This is a challenging step. Do it carefully to prevent the spring bar from flying out of the wristband.

    • Use the tweezer to depress the spring bar so that it collapses by a few millimeters and pops out of the hole that was holding it in place.

    • Now carefully pull the other end of the spring bar to detach the wristband from the watch face.

    • Repeat steps 1 and 2 for the other wristband.

    • Use the T5 Torx screwdriver to unscrew the four silver 2mm x 3mm T5 screws that hold the back cover in place.

    • Slide the opening pick between the rear case and the rest of the device to separate the two halves.

    • Gently pull the two halves apart.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the gasket that lies embedded in a groove that runs around the perimeter of the front half.

    • Use the spudger to gently lift up and disconnect the display connector.

    • Now use the spudger to disconnect the digitizer connector.

    • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the two black PHO 2.5mm x 3mm screws.

    • Use the spudger to gently remove the motherboard.

    • Apply a small amount of pressure to the back of the LCD to create a gap for the opening pick.

    • Gently work the pick around the perimeter of the device to loosen up the adhesive.

      • An iOpener may be necessary to help loosen up the adhesive. Refer to our iOpener guide for info on how to use it.

    • After using the pick to loosen the adhesive, simply pull the display assembly up from the metal bezel.

Conclusion

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

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Where can you purchase replacement parts?

Brian Winebarger - Reply

Someone knows where to find a screen replacement?, i found at alibaba but i have to buy 1k ... :(

George Momo Seyssel - Reply

I found a 00 screwdriver was better than 000 for removing the motherboard.

Peter Jeremy - Reply

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