Introduction

The power switch is located on right side of the Game Boy Advance SP's button panel. It is a grey switch that dictates whether the device is powered on or powered off.

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  • Use a standard Phillips #00 screwdriver to loosen the 4mm screw that keeps the battery cover attached to the back of the device.

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Image 1/1: The screw will remain attached to the battery cover because of Nintendo's design.
  • Lift up the battery cover and remove it from the device.

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

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  • Use your fingers or a plastic opening tool to remove the battery from the device.

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Image 1/2: Four #00 6.45mm tri-wing screws that are located at the corners of the device Image 2/2: Two #00 4.6mm tri-wing screws that are located at the top-center and bottom-center of the device
  • Using the tri-wing screwdriver, unscrew all the screws that hold the back cover to the device. The six screws that need to be removed include:

    • Four #00 6.45mm tri-wing screws that are located at the corners of the device

    • Two #00 4.6mm tri-wing screws that are located at the top-center and bottom-center of the device

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  • Lift the back cover off of the device

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Image 1/2: Using your fingers, lift the power switch from the left side of the Game Boy Advance SP. Image 2/2: Using your fingers, lift the power switch from the left side of the Game Boy Advance SP.
  • Locate the power switch.

  • Using your fingers, lift the power switch from the left side of the Game Boy Advance SP.

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Conclusion

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

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This doesn't explain anything about how to replace the switch

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