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New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate Replacement

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  1. New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate Replacement, Placing the system on a flat table.: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Ensure your device is powered off before proceeding. Failure to do so may result in electrical shock or damage to the device.

    • Place the system on a flat stable surface.

    • The Cover Plates will ONLY work with the New Nintendo 3DS. They are not compatible with New Nintendo 3DS XL or any other Nintendo system.

  2. New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate Replacement, Unscrewing the back cover plate.: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use a size #0 phillips-head screwdriver to loosen the screws from the back cover plate. The screws are attached to the cover, so they will not come out completely.

  3. New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate Replacement, Prying up the back cover plate.: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Use the nub on the end of the stylus , a fingernail or a plastic opening tool to gently pry on the small slots on each side near the L and R buttons. Once the cover plate begins to separate from the system, gently remove it.

  4. New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate Replacement, Prying the front cover plate.: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Use the nub on the end of the stylus , a fingernail, or a plastic opening tool to gently pry on the small slots on each side near the L and R buttons. Once the cover plate begins to separate from the system, gently remove it.

  5. New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate Replacement, Attaching the front cover plate.: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Attach the new front cover plate.

  6. New Nintendo 3DS Cover Plate Replacement, Attaching the back cover plate.: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Attach the new back cover plate and tighten the two #0 phillips-head screws.

Conclusion

You have changed the cover plates on your New Nintendo 3DS system.

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