Introduction

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Orient the device so that the display faces forward.
  • Orient the device so that the display faces forward.

  • Remove the stylus from the right side.

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Turn over the device so that the back panel faces forward.
  • Turn over the device so that the back panel faces forward.

  • Use a T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the four 6.35mm corner screws.

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  • Rotate the device so that the display faces forward.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool with the angled tip pointing downward into the crevice on the left side of the device.

  • Pry along the crevice to loosen the back panel.

  • Repeat this process for the right side.

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  • Carefully pry the back panel to open the device.

  • Be careful not to break the wire that connects the battery pack to the motherboard.

  • When reassembling, snap the back panel back into place and then insert the top cover.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to peel the battery pack from the back panel.

  • The battery pack is glued to the back panel so removing it may require considerable effort.

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  • Use a soldering iron to disconnect the battery wires from the motherboard.

  • For soldering instructions, you can view the Soldering Guide.

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Conclusion

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

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