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Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Back Cover Replacement

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  1. Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Back Cover Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Use a standard Phillips #00 screwdriver to loosen the 4 mm screw that keeps the battery cover attached to the device.

  2. Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Back Cover Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the battery cover up and remove it from the device.

    • The screw will remain attached to the battery cover because of Nintendo's design.

  3. Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Back Cover Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Use your fingers or a plastic opening tool to remove the battery from the device.

    • Caution: Please exercise caution when handling the battery. If it appears to be swelling or damaged at all it is considered a fire hazard.

  4. Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Back Cover Replacement, Back Cover: step 4, image 1 of 2 Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Back Cover Replacement, Back Cover: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove four 6.5 mm screws from the corners of the back cover using a tri-point Y00 screwdriver.

    • Remove two 4.6mm screws from the top-center and bottom-center of the device using a tri-point Y00 screwdriver.

  5. Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP Back Cover Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Lift the back cover off of the device.

    • Potential for device damage: These inner components are vulnerable to static electricity. Exercise caution when handling these next steps to prevent damaging the device.

    • Look out for the power switch that can fall out when taking the back cover off.

Conclusion

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

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