Introduction

This guide will aid you in the process of removing the screen of the device. This is useful in replacing broken screen.

Remove the red rubber case from the device.
  • Remove the red rubber case from the device.

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Make sure the screen is facing away from you and the back cover is facing you. Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screws counter-clockwise in each corner of the plastic back cover. It will be a total of four screws. The smaller case on the back cover is attached to the main cover so it will not need to be removed.
  • Make sure the screen is facing away from you and the back cover is facing you.

  • Using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver, unscrew the 3mm screws counter-clockwise in each corner of the plastic back cover. It will be a total of four screws. The smaller case on the back cover is attached to the main cover so it will not need to be removed.

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Using the plastic opening tool, remove the case.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, remove the case.

  • Removing the case will take a bit of effort and force. We recommend using two hands and if possible another person to help. It will require some gusto.

  • It is helpful to pry at the corners first to loosen the case.

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After the back case is loosened, remove it from the device to change or access the battery.
  • After the back case is loosened, remove it from the device to change or access the battery.

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Unscrew the circuit board from the motherboard by using a Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the 4mm screws in a counter-clockwise rotation. Unscrew the circuit board from the motherboard by using a Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the 4mm screws in a counter-clockwise rotation.
  • Unscrew the circuit board from the motherboard by using a Phillips #0 screwdriver to unscrew the 4mm screws in a counter-clockwise rotation.

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Pull motherboard away from the plastic. Use hands to detach the screen because it is taped to the back of the motherboard. Grip the screen and slide it out from between the plastic and the circuit board.
  • Pull motherboard away from the plastic.

  • Use hands to detach the screen because it is taped to the back of the motherboard.

  • Grip the screen and slide it out from between the plastic and the circuit board.

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Conclusion

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

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