Introduction

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Turn off and unplug the device before starting replacement. Flip the device so that the screen faces down, with the back facing up.
  • Turn off and unplug the device before starting replacement.

  • Flip the device so that the screen faces down, with the back facing up.

  • The back panel attaches to the device with four 4.0mm long screws, one at each corner, indicated by the red circles in the picture.

  • Unscrew the four screws with a PH000 screwdriver.

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Flip the device over so that the screen faces up, and the back faces down. Separate the front panel using the Opening Tool on a corner to create an opening.
  • Flip the device over so that the screen faces up, and the back faces down.

  • Separate the front panel using the Opening Tool on a corner to create an opening.

  • Removing the frame for the first time may take a significant amount of force.

  • Run the tool along the seams of the device to open up all the sides.

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Removing the panel too quickly may damage the cable that attaches parts between the two panels.
  • Removing the panel too quickly may damage the cable that attaches parts between the two panels.

  • Gently lift the top panel from the bottom panel.

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The flexible flat cables (FFC) attach to parts in the bottom panel with zero insertion force (ZIF) connectors. Use the Opening tool to flip up the black retaining flap on the smaller connector.
  • The flexible flat cables (FFC) attach to parts in the bottom panel with zero insertion force (ZIF) connectors.

  • Use the Opening tool to flip up the black retaining flap on the smaller connector.

  • Gently lift the cable, parallel to the panel, to detach it.

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Use the Opening tool to flip up the black retaining flap on the larger connector. Gently lift the cable, parallel to the panel, to detach it.
  • Use the Opening tool to flip up the black retaining flap on the larger connector.

  • Gently lift the cable, parallel to the panel, to detach it.

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Conclusion

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

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