Introduction

In the event that the buttons on the side of the Microsoft Band 2 become jammed or unresponsive, follow this guide to learn how to remove them for cleaning or replacement.

Wear proper gloves when using a heatgun.
  • Wear proper gloves when using a heatgun.

  • Use a heatgun to melt the adhesive beneath the screen. Heat the metal around edges of the screen.

  • Avoid heating the rubber watch band as it will quickly melt.

  • Heating the LCD screen may damage it. Avoid this procedure unless you intend to replace the screen.

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Use metal tweezers to gently detach the orange press-fit (or "pop") connector. Use metal tweezers to gently detach the orange press-fit (or "pop") connector.
  • Use metal tweezers to gently detach the orange press-fit (or "pop") connector.

Use the T3 Torx Screwdriver to remove the two 2.7 mm screws
  • Use the T3 Torx Screwdriver to remove the two 2.7 mm screws

Lift the logic board and locate the two circular clips securing the buttons from inside the wall of the Band 2. Remove them by sliding the clips sideways.
  • Lift the logic board and locate the two circular clips securing the buttons from inside the wall of the Band 2. Remove them by sliding the clips sideways.

Remove the buttons, being careful not to lose the springs.
  • Remove the buttons, being careful not to lose the springs.

Conclusion

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

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