Introduction

Use this guide to replace your wifi module

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Open the built-in kickstand.

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Image 1/3: Remove the microSD card slot cover. Image 2/3: Using a Phillips head screwdriver, remove the  three 0.75 mm screws. Image 3/3: Using a Phillips head screwdriver, remove the  three 0.75 mm screws.
  • Remove the sticker located directly under the the built-in kickstand to reveal two 0.75 mm screws.

  • Remove the microSD card slot cover.

  • Using a Phillips head screwdriver, remove the three 0.75 mm screws.

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Image 1/3: Carefully insert the spudger along the seam between the screen and back cover and gently separate the back cover from the device frame. Image 2/3: Continue to detach the backplate from the frame by moving the spudger around the perimeter. Image 3/3: Some force will be required to detach the small plastic braces securing the backplate to the device.
  • Orient the device so the screen is facing you.

  • Carefully insert the spudger along the seam between the screen and back cover and gently separate the back cover from the device frame.

  • Continue to detach the backplate from the frame by moving the spudger around the perimeter.

  • Some force will be required to detach the small plastic braces securing the backplate to the device.

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  • Use the nylon spudger to gently lift the foil cover of the wifi model.

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  • Use tweezers to gently lift the gold tape located above the copper foil.

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  • Use the plastic spudger to disconnect the wifi module connector from the motherboard.

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  • Carefully lift the wifi module from the device.

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Conclusion

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

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