Introduction

This guide will tell you how to replace the Cover Plates on the New Nintendo 3DS.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Use the nub on the end of the stylus 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.

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  • Use the nub on the end of the stylus 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.

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  • Attach the new front cover plate.

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  • Attach the new back cover plate and tighten the two #0 phillips-head screws.

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Conclusion

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

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