Introduction

Use this guide to replace your wifi module

Parts

No parts required.

Open the built-in kickstand.
  • Open the built-in kickstand.

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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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.

On some models there is glue pad under the sim/sdcard tray.

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Use the nylon spudger to gently lift the foil cover of the wifi model. Use the nylon spudger to gently lift the foil cover of the wifi model.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Carefully lift the wifi module from the device.
  • 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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