Introduction

This is a guide to replace the motherboard in the device. Make sure to follow all the steps correctly and handle with care.

Image 1/1: Screws are 5mm x 1mm in size.
  • Using a J00 Phillips-head screwdriver, remove the two screws located at the bottom of the device.

  • Screws are 5mm x 1mm in size.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry off the white back-plate of the device.

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Image 1/2: Screws are 4mm x 1mm in size. Image 2/2: Screws are 4mm x 1mm in size.
  • Using a +00 Phillips head screwdriver, remove the screws securing the motherboard to the device housing.

  • Screws are 4mm x 1mm in size.

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Image 1/2: Unclip and remove the ribbon cables attached to the motherboard. Image 2/2: For soldering help, use the [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|How to Solder and Desolder Connections] guide.
  • Desolder the two black and red wires connected to the motherboard.

  • Unclip and remove the ribbon cables attached to the motherboard.

  • For soldering help, use the How to Solder and Desolder Connections guide.

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  • Carefully lift and remove the motherboard from the device housing.

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Conclusion

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

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