Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of accessing and replacing your R1's LCD display.

Image 1/1: Gently pry the back cover of the R1 from the the front by using the spudger along the edges.
  • Insert your plastic spudger in the opening near the HDMI port.

  • Gently pry the back cover of the R1 from the the front by using the spudger along the edges.

    • Do not pull the back cover straight off the R1 as components of the speakers will be attached to both sides.

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Image 1/1: This will prevent the speakers from becoming disconnected from the motherboard.
  • Lay the R1 flat like an open book.

    • This will prevent the speakers from becoming disconnected from the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: Peel back just the end of this tape to free the front facing camera.
  • Remove the tape that is holding the motherboard to the display and covering the cable attachments.

  • Peel back just the end of this tape to free the front facing camera.

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  • Remove the three 4 mm screws along the base of the motherboard with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

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Image 1/1: Slide the cable free from the disengaged lock.
  • Disengage the two cable locks using your spudger or your finger nail.

  • Slide the cable free from the disengaged lock.

    • Do not pull across the cables as this may tear and permanently damage it.

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Image 1/2: Gently pry the LCD display from the the touchscreen by using the spudger along the edges. Image 2/2: Once disengaged, remove the LCD display from the touchscreen.
  • Insert your spudger between the LCD display and the touch screen.

  • Gently pry the LCD display from the the touchscreen by using the spudger along the edges.

  • Once disengaged, remove the LCD display from the touchscreen.

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Image 1/1: Slide the object along the length of the battery to remove it from the display.
  • Slide a strong thin object, like a thin spudger, between the battery and the display.

  • Slide the object along the length of the battery to remove it from the display.

    • The adhesive holding the battery in place is strong and the battery is quite soft. Take care not to break open the battery.

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  • Carefully pry off the component that is taped to the LCD display at the top of the R1.

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Conclusion

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

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