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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement

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  1. Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement, Kickstand: step 1, image 1 of 3 Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement, Kickstand: step 1, image 2 of 3 Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement, Kickstand: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Lift the kickstand about 90º to reveal the hinges.

  2. Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the four 2.7 mm T3 Torx screws, two from each hinge.

  3. Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 2 Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Kickstand Replacement: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Lower the kickstand to about a 15-30º angle from the device.

    • Gently pull the kickstand away from the device, rocking left to right to disengage the adhesive tabs connecting the kickstand to the device.

    • During reassembly, be sure to reinsert the two adhesive tabs into the slots on the back of the device before installing the screws in the hinges.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

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