Introduction

This guide will allow you to disassemble your Martian Victory Smart Watch in order to replace the Analog Watch Face.

Unscrew the four 3.4 mm flat head screws Unscrew the four 3.4 mm flat head screws
  • Unscrew the four 3.4 mm flat head screws

Carefully lift the back plate off the watch. You will notice a lithium battery and rubber gasket attached to the back plate.
  • Carefully lift the back plate off the watch. You will notice a lithium battery and rubber gasket attached to the back plate.

If not replacing lithium battery, skip down two steps.
  • If not replacing lithium battery, skip down two steps.

  • Using the plastic removal tool, pry the battery from the backing plate. The battery is simply attached with glue.

Desolder the battery connections from the motherboard. Learn how to solder components here!
  • Desolder the battery connections from the motherboard. Learn how to solder components here!

Use PH00 screw driver to remove two 2.4mm Phillips head screws.
  • Use PH00 screw driver to remove two 2.4mm Phillips head screws.

Use a spudger or tweezers to remove a white sticker that covers a Phillips head screw.
  • Use a spudger or tweezers to remove a white sticker that covers a Phillips head screw.

Use PH00 screwdriver to remove 5.2mm Phillips head screw
  • Use PH00 screwdriver to remove 5.2mm Phillips head screw

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Use ESD safe tweezers to remove the gold ribbon cable. This will expose a second 5.2mm Phillips head screw that can be removed with a PH00 screwdriver. This will expose a second 5.2mm Phillips head screw that can be removed with a PH00 screwdriver.
  • Use ESD safe tweezers to remove the gold ribbon cable.

  • This will expose a second 5.2mm Phillips head screw that can be removed with a PH00 screwdriver.

Use a spudger to gently pry on the motherboard towards the top of the watch, being towards the 12 o'clock position to loosen the motherboard. You can now access the parts and pieces on the bottom of, and below the motherboard.
  • Use a spudger to gently pry on the motherboard towards the top of the watch, being towards the 12 o'clock position to loosen the motherboard.

  • You can now access the parts and pieces on the bottom of, and below the motherboard.

Locate the ribbon connection, and use remove the clips holding the strip on each side using needle tool.
  • Locate the ribbon connection, and use remove the clips holding the strip on each side using needle tool.

With a pair of tweezers, carefully remove the ribbon strip connection.
  • With a pair of tweezers, carefully remove the ribbon strip connection.

Remove the screw driver holding the LED screen and Speaker in place.
  • Remove the screw driver holding the LED screen and Speaker in place.

Insert a small flat screw driver under the speaker in order to remove it.
  • Insert a small flat screw driver under the speaker in order to remove it.

Using tweezers, remove the speaker and move off to the side. Using tweezers, remove the speaker and move off to the side.
  • Using tweezers, remove the speaker and move off to the side.

Place a small flat head screwdriver under the LED screen, and carefully push it out of it's socket. Place a small flat head screwdriver under the LED screen, and carefully push it out of it's socket.
  • Place a small flat head screwdriver under the LED screen, and carefully push it out of it's socket.

Remove final connection to accelerometer.  The LED screen is now separated from the device.
  • Remove final connection to accelerometer. The LED screen is now separated from the device.

Grab the motherboard with tweezers and remove from watch cavity. Grab the motherboard with tweezers and remove from watch cavity.
  • Grab the motherboard with tweezers and remove from watch cavity.

Stabilize watch with the metal prove.  Place tweezers around crown and pull outward, so that the crown can be removed. Stabilize watch with the metal prove.  Place tweezers around crown and pull outward, so that the crown can be removed.
  • Stabilize watch with the metal prove. Place tweezers around crown and pull outward, so that the crown can be removed.

Insert the spudger under plastic panel cover in order to access watch face.
  • Insert the spudger under plastic panel cover in order to access watch face.

Insert a spudger under the black watch face.  Gently push up, so that it can be raised out of the watch. Use tweezers or pin tool in order to remove from watch. Use tweezers or pin tool in order to remove from watch.
  • Insert a spudger under the black watch face. Gently push up, so that it can be raised out of the watch.

  • Use tweezers or pin tool in order to remove from watch.

Conclusion

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

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