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Using a separating tool, look for a seam in the plastic casing that looks most accessible. Use the prying tool to separate the front and back casing, working your way around the perimeter.
  • Using a separating tool, look for a seam in the plastic casing that looks most accessible.

  • Use the prying tool to separate the front and back casing, working your way around the perimeter.

  • Utilize a card tool or a pick to assist in keeping the case separated.

    • To reassemble the device simply align the two casing halves and pinch to snap together or press down on the edges while the device in on a table.

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Flip over the back of the device while keeping it close to the front, the speaker is attached to it.
  • Flip over the back of the device while keeping it close to the front, the speaker is attached to it.

  • Remove the yellow tape securing the speaker to the back casing.

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Use the separating tool to pry the speaker from its surface. Use caution when removing the speaker, you may damage the screen.
  • Use the separating tool to pry the speaker from its surface.

    • Use caution when removing the speaker, you may damage the screen.

  • Cut or desolder the wires to replace or repair the speaker.

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Peel off the black tape on the battery and main-board. Peel off the black tape securing the screen ribbon cable to the back of the screen.
  • Peel off the black tape on the battery and main-board.

  • Peel off the black tape securing the screen ribbon cable to the back of the screen.

    • Use caution to avoid damaging either ribbon cable.

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Slide out the ribbon cable lock that is securing the screen ribbon cable. Move the ribbon cable out of the way using tape if necessary.
  • Slide out the ribbon cable lock that is securing the screen ribbon cable.

  • Move the ribbon cable out of the way using tape if necessary.

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Remove the yellow tape securing the battery to the screen. Use a plastic card or pick to separate the battery from the screen.
  • Remove the yellow tape securing the battery to the screen.

  • Use a plastic card or pick to separate the battery from the screen.

    • Do not bend or puncture battery, battery is difficult to separate from screen.

  • Cut or desolder the wires on the battery to remove or replace it.

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Conclusion

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

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