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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Conclusion

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

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