Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of accessing and replacing your R1's touch screen/digitizer.

  1. Insert your plastic spudger in the opening near the HDMI port.
    • 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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  2. Lay the R1 flat like an open book.
    • Lay the R1 flat like an open book.

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

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.

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

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Conclusion

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

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