Introduction

This guide will show you how to replace the motherboard in your LG G Watch.

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.

Is there a reason you are removing the straps before the back of the watch? They don't block the back from coming off or really get in the way much.

Andy Wickham - Reply

its in the way, obviously it need to take them off, lol.

silentg4real -

Where can I get this battery?

Josh Wheat - Reply

where can i buy a new replacement rear case? please let me know!

silentg4real - Reply

I'd like to know as well and don't care if it's a knock off either

Joseph Wellman -

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.
  • 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.

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

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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.
  • 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.

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

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

  • Now use the spudger to disconnect the digitizer connector.

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

  • Use the spudger to gently remove the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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