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.

Image 1/1: Use a heatgun to melt the adhesive beneath the screen. Heat the metal around edges of the screen.
  • 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.

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

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  • 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.

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

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Conclusion

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

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