Introduction

Follow this guide to remove and replace the screen on your Palm IIIc.

Parts

No parts required.

Keep track of all pieces removed from the device.
  • Keep track of all pieces removed from the device.

  • Gently pull off the device cover. The cover snaps on and off easily where the cover attaches to the Palm IIIc device

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Using a Phillips head screw driver, take out the four screws on the back of the device. You may have to pull them out with your hands once they are unscrewed.
  • Using a Phillips head screw driver, take out the four screws on the back of the device. You may have to pull them out with your hands once they are unscrewed.

  • There will be two long screws and two short screws. The long screws come from the top of the device, and the short screws come from the bottom of the device.

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Using a spudger, carefully pry open the front and back covers along the side seam.
  • Using a spudger, carefully pry open the front and back covers along the side seam.

  • A small sensor cover will fall out when the front and back covers are removed. Keep track of it.

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Unhook the battery cable from the motherboard and remove the battery.
  • Unhook the battery cable from the motherboard and remove the battery.

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On the back of the motherboard use tweezers to pull up the ZIF connector which looks like a brown plastic tab. Once the ZIF connector is unattached, remove the clear screen cover.
  • On the back of the motherboard use tweezers to pull up the ZIF connector which looks like a brown plastic tab.

  • Once the ZIF connector is unattached, remove the clear screen cover.

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Using tweezers unhook the blue and red screen cables where they connect to the motherboard.
  • Using tweezers unhook the blue and red screen cables where they connect to the motherboard.

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Using tweezers, pull up the other two ZIF connector tabs. Using tweezers, pull up the other two ZIF connector tabs. Using tweezers, pull up the other two ZIF connector tabs.
  • Using tweezers, pull up the other two ZIF connector tabs.

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Gently pull the black clips on the inside case to detach the motherboard from the device.  Pull the motherboard out towards the bottom left corner.
  • Gently pull the black clips on the inside case to detach the motherboard from the device. Pull the motherboard out towards the bottom left corner.

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Pull the screen out from the front.
  • Pull the screen out from the front.

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Conclusion

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

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