Introduction

In this guide you will replace the front panel of the watch. It will involve taking it apart the watch to its entirety and using a heating device to easily remove the screen.

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  • Face the watch upside down so that the back of the watch is exposed. Unscrew the six size #000 5 mm long screws on the back using a size 000 Phillips head screwdriver.

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  • Carefully separate the watch by pulling the band away from the main board.

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  • Two size #000 2.5 mm long screws will appear at the top of the main board. Unscrew them using a size 000 Phillips head screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Make sure to be gentle so the ribbon cable that connects to the band does not break, it is fragile and not removable.
  • Carefully use the blue plastic opening tool to pry the main board out of the front panel.

  • Make sure to be gentle so the ribbon cable that connects to the band does not break, it is fragile and not removable.

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Image 1/1: If you are unfamiliar with this tool use the iOpener guide [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iOpener+Heating/25705|here]
  • Use an iOpener that has been heated in the microwave for about a minute, or until warm. Place it on the front screen of the watch. Let it rest there for a minute.

  • If you are unfamiliar with this tool use the iOpener guide here

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  • Push the panel out from the back of the screen, using your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

Ian Eichorn

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Where I can find the replacement glass? regards

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