Introduction

This is a guide for the removal of the back panel of the Nintendo 2DS. This guide will illustrate how to remove the screws attaching the back panel in order to access other parts of the Nintendo 2DS.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Using the #000 Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the ten black 1.587 mm Phillips #000 screws attaching the rear panel.

There are ten screws, but the marked locations incorrectly show the cameras as screws, instead of the screw in the middle of each side.

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Image 1/1: Carefully pull the rear panel straight up from the device.
  • The rear panel is attached to the motherboard by a ribbon cable, so be careful not to lift the rear panel too far from the device.

  • Carefully pull the rear panel straight up from the device.

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Image 1/1: Use the Phillips #000 screwdriver to unscrew the two .793 mm Phillips #000 screws attaching the ribbon cable to the rear panel.
  • Carefully flip the back panel over to locate the attached ribbon cable.

  • Use the Phillips #000 screwdriver to unscrew the two .793 mm Phillips #000 screws attaching the ribbon cable to the rear panel.

  • Take the opportunity to remove the Left and Right triggers, they have hinges that may break and springs that may jump away.

You can also detach the cable from the motherboard safely by flipping up the connector on the motherboard. Just don't forget to reattach. Some will find this tedious but may save time if you know what you're doing with said connectors.

pivotanimationz - Reply

pay attention: my 2ds dropped it's lens covers at this step

Jos van Reenen - Reply

The picture you have there has the camera lens ribbon installed upside down. The ribbon needs to be pointing down when you re-attach it not up.

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Conclusion

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

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