Introduction

Use this guide to replace the motherboard in your device.

Place the heated iOpener on the face of the rear cover to loosen the adhesive underneath.
  • Place the heated iOpener on the face of the rear cover to loosen the adhesive underneath.

  • Set the watch face down on a flat surface.

Work your way entirely around the rear cover. Gently slide the blue opening tool between the rear cover and the metal casing. Gently slide the blue opening tool between the rear cover and the metal casing.
  • Work your way entirely around the rear cover.

  • Gently slide the blue opening tool between the rear cover and the metal casing.

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Carefully remove the inside of the watch. Carefully unscrew the two screws using the T3 Torx Screwdriver. Carefully unscrew the two screws using the T3 Torx Screwdriver.
  • Carefully remove the inside of the watch.

  • Carefully unscrew the two screws using the T3 Torx Screwdriver.

Carefully remove all connectors. Gently remove the battery from the motherboard after all connectors are removed. Gently remove the battery from the motherboard after all connectors are removed.
  • Carefully remove all connectors.

  • Gently remove the battery from the motherboard after all connectors are removed.

Detach the copper ribbon connecting the motherboard and the display.
  • Detach the copper ribbon connecting the motherboard and the display.

  • Use the spudger to separate the motherboard casing from the rear housing.

Do not follow this it makes you break the piece that holds the button in. I broke my watch following this. I figure it out afterward but too late, the button and its surrounding unscrews out.

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Conclusion

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

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