1. Remove the red rubber case from the device. This should come off with ease.
    • Remove the red rubber case from the device. This should come off with ease.

  2. Turn the device so the screen is facing away from you.
    • Turn the device so the screen is facing away from you.

    • Using a philips head, size #00, screwdriver, remove the screws in each corner of the plastic casing.(total of 4 screws)

    • Remove the device casing using a small plastic pry bar.

      • This might take a little bit of force to accomplish, don't be afraid to go at it with a little gusto.

    • After loosening the back cover, remove it from the device so you can get at the innards.

    • Use the Philips #00 screwdriver to remove the 5 screws from the motherboard

    • De-solder the grey wire from motherboard

    • Use tweezers to peel off all yellow tape from the motherboard

      • Yellow tape is used in all locations where there is ribbon cable present.

    • Remove all three ribbon cables from the motherboard by lifting up the locking tabs.

      • Pull black locking tabs up in opposite direction of ribbon cable to remove.

    • Use tweezers to pull the ribbon cable out of the locking tab's slot

    • Lift motherboard to separate it the from the case shell.

Conclusion

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

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