Introduction

This repair guide will provide the user information needed to remove and replace the motherboard for the NikePlus Sportband. You will need metal tweezers, a metal spudger, and a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

To begin the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband, first remove the device from the rubber wristband. To begin the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband, first remove the device from the rubber wristband.
  • To begin the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband, first remove the device from the rubber wristband.

Finish the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband by utilizing the metal spudger tool on the short edge to pry the external body pieces apart. Finish the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband by utilizing the metal spudger tool on the short edge to pry the external body pieces apart.
  • Finish the disassembly of your NikePlus Sportband by utilizing the metal spudger tool on the short edge to pry the external body pieces apart.

After the cover had been removed, use the metal spudger tool to remove the body of the device from the casing. After the cover had been removed, use the metal spudger tool to remove the body of the device from the casing.
  • After the cover had been removed, use the metal spudger tool to remove the body of the device from the casing.

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Use the metal tweezers to pry the screen casing from the body of the device. The screen casing is fastened to the body  of the device by four clips located in each corner of the casing. The screen casing is fastened to the body  of the device by four clips located in each corner of the casing.
  • Use the metal tweezers to pry the screen casing from the body of the device.

  • The screen casing is fastened to the body of the device by four clips located in each corner of the casing.

Flip the body of the device over so that the screen is now on the bottom. The display ribbon cable is soldered to the motherboard. We were able to peel up the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.
  • Flip the body of the device over so that the screen is now on the bottom.

  • The display ribbon cable is soldered to the motherboard. We were able to peel up the ribbon cable with a pair of tweezers.

    • Successfully resoldering this ribbon cable to the motherboard may prove difficult to the very small traces.

Flip the body of the device back over so that the screen is facing up. Using the tweezers, gently lift the screen from body of the device. Using the tweezers, gently lift the screen from body of the device.
  • Flip the body of the device back over so that the screen is facing up.

  • Using the tweezers, gently lift the screen from body of the device.

Remove the four highlighted screws from the motherboard using the Philips screwdriver.
  • Remove the four highlighted screws from the motherboard using the Philips screwdriver.

Use the metal tweezers to lift the motherboard out of the device. Use the metal tweezers to lift the motherboard out of the device. Use the metal tweezers to lift the motherboard out of the device.
  • Use the metal tweezers to lift the motherboard out of the device.

Conclusion

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

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