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.

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

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  2. Lift the battery cover up and remove it from the device.
    • 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.

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

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    • Using the tri-wing screwdriver, unscrew the screws holding 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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    • 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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