Introduction

This is a relatively easy repair to make to your Q. Follow the prerequisite for removing the inner dome daughterboard to get started.

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  • Squeeze and pull to pop the cap off of the Nexus Q.

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Image 1/2: Once the antenna is disconnected, simply pull it off the outside of the inner dome. Image 2/2: Once the antenna is disconnected, simply pull it off the outside of the inner dome.
  • Disconnect the taoglas Wi-Fi Dual Band Antenna by prying with a spudger.

  • Once the antenna is disconnected, simply pull it off the outside of the inner dome.

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  • Undo the ZIF connector by prying with a spudger.

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  • Use a T10 Torx screwdriver to remove the four 1.3 mm screws holding the inner dome in place.

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  • Use a T6 Torx screwdriver to undo the three 0.8 mm screws holding the inner dome daughterboard in place.

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  • Use a spudger to disconnect the daughterboard from the ZIF connector.

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Image 1/2: The antenna has two layers; be careful not to pry the two layers apart. Image 2/2: The antenna has two layers; be careful not to pry the two layers apart.
  • Use a spudger to pry out the NFC antenna.

  • The antenna has two layers; be careful not to pry the two layers apart.

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Conclusion

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

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