Introduction

If the front and/or rear cover is cracked, this guide will teach the user to remove the damaged cover and replace with a new one.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the batteries.
  • Remove the batteries.

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Using a Torx 5 screwdriver, remove the four screws located on the rear cover of the device by turning counterclockwise. Set aside screws.
  • Using a Torx 5 screwdriver, remove the four screws located on the rear cover of the device by turning counterclockwise. Set aside screws.

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Remove rear cover by gently lifting it up from the bottom. To remove the front cover, flip the device over, and then separate the screen/circuit board from the cover. Remove rear cover by gently lifting it up from the bottom. To remove the front cover, flip the device over, and then separate the screen/circuit board from the cover. Remove rear cover by gently lifting it up from the bottom. To remove the front cover, flip the device over, and then separate the screen/circuit board from the cover.
  • Remove rear cover by gently lifting it up from the bottom. To remove the front cover, flip the device over, and then separate the screen/circuit board from the cover.

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Set aside broken cover, and replace with a new cover.
  • Set aside broken cover, and replace with a new cover.

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Close again like a book, and lay it gently into the front panel. Make sure the screen is facing outwards of the front panel.
  • Close again like a book, and lay it gently into the front panel. Make sure the screen is facing outwards of the front panel.

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Put the back cover on the device and screw the four screws, screwing in a clockwise direction.  Take caution not to over-tighten the screws.
  • Put the back cover on the device and screw the four screws, screwing in a clockwise direction. Take caution not to over-tighten the screws.

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Conclusion

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

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