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Image 1/1: The back cover is the access point for the user-removable battery. Removing the back cover also gives the user access to the hard-reset button.
  • Flip the Delphi MyFi XM2GO Device on its back to start the cover-removal process.

  • The back cover is the access point for the user-removable battery. Removing the back cover also gives the user access to the hard-reset button.

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Image 1/3: Press this button at the top while making a firm grip on the battery cover. Image 2/3: As the button is pressed, move the cover towards the bottom of the device while applying moderate pressure to the cover. Image 3/3: Be careful to not press down too hard on the battery cover as it is made of plastic.
  • Locate the large button on the top back of the device. This button is used to release the latch holding the sliding back cover in place.

  • Press this button at the top while making a firm grip on the battery cover.

  • As the button is pressed, move the cover towards the bottom of the device while applying moderate pressure to the cover.

  • Be careful to not press down too hard on the battery cover as it is made of plastic.

  • The battery removal tab may pop up during the cover removal process.

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  • After the cover is removed, the white Lithium Ion battery is visible.

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Image 1/1: Should the battery need to be replaced or swapped, following these steps will aid in the process.
  • Removing the back cover allows access to the user-removable battery.

  • Should the battery need to be replaced or swapped, following these steps will aid in the process.

  • The battery comes from the manufacturer with a pull tab with a web address printed on it to direct the user in purchasing a new battery.

  • Holding the device, grab the tab with thumb and index figure.

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Image 1/3: The battery will move parallel to the back of the device while a latch at the top is freed with the downward motion. Image 2/3: There is a pivot point at the bottom of the battery where the contacts connect to the battery. Image 3/3: After the latch at the top is disengaged, pivot the battery away from the back and the battery will be free.
  • Pull down on the tab so that the battery block moves a few millimeters towards the bottom of the device.

  • The battery will move parallel to the back of the device while a latch at the top is freed with the downward motion.

  • There is a pivot point at the bottom of the battery where the contacts connect to the battery.

  • After the latch at the top is disengaged, pivot the battery away from the back and the battery will be free.

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  • With the battery removed, the back of the device reveals more information about the product.

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Image 1/3: Use a T6 hex bit, perhaps from the iFixit precision screwdriver set, to remove the four screws. Image 2/3: Use a T6 hex bit, perhaps from the iFixit precision screwdriver set, to remove the four screws. Image 3/3: Use a T6 hex bit, perhaps from the iFixit precision screwdriver set, to remove the four screws.
  • To start the takedown process, locate the four hex screws on the bottom of the device.

  • Use a T6 hex bit, perhaps from the iFixit precision screwdriver set, to remove the four screws.

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Image 1/3: Around the button, there is a cover that protects the two screws. This cover is accessible by inserting a thumbnail into the bottom and pulling up. Image 2/3: Around the button, there is a cover that protects the two screws. This cover is accessible by inserting a thumbnail into the bottom and pulling up. Image 3/3: Around the button, there is a cover that protects the two screws. This cover is accessible by inserting a thumbnail into the bottom and pulling up.
  • To remove the next two T6 screws, locate the button at the top of the back of the device.

  • Around the button, there is a cover that protects the two screws. This cover is accessible by inserting a thumbnail into the bottom and pulling up.

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Image 1/3: NOTE: Be sure to keep track of the cover and not lose it. Image 2/3: NOTE: Be sure to keep track of the cover and not lose it. Image 3/3: NOTE: Be sure to keep track of the cover and not lose it.
  • With the cover lifted up and removed, there are two holes where the T6 screwdriver can fit into and remove the screws.

  • NOTE: Be sure to keep track of the cover and not lose it.

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Image 1/3: Simply pull up on the back cover as it easily lifts from the device. Image 2/3: Locate the power button on the left. Image 3/3: Locate the power button on the left.
  • With the 6 screws removed, the back cover can be removed revealing the backside of the motherboard (PCB Logic Board).

  • Simply pull up on the back cover as it easily lifts from the device.

  • Locate the power button on the left.

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Image 1/3: Locate the antenna extension connector on the right and remove the plastic piece. Image 2/3: Locate the antenna extension connector on the right and remove the plastic piece. Image 3/3: Locate the antenna extension connector on the right and remove the plastic piece.
  • Remove the power button from the left.

  • Locate the antenna extension connector on the right and remove the plastic piece.

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Image 1/3: Simply pull up on the PCB Logic Board to remove. Image 2/3: CAUTION: Be careful of the LCD screen and keypad as they are only connected via ribbon cables to the board. They will hang down as the PCB Logic Board is removed. Image 3/3: CAUTION: Be careful of the LCD screen and keypad as they are only connected via ribbon cables to the board. They will hang down as the PCB Logic Board is removed.
  • With the screws and the two external pieces removed, the PCB Logic Board can be removed from the front piece.

  • Simply pull up on the PCB Logic Board to remove.

  • CAUTION: Be careful of the LCD screen and keypad as they are only connected via ribbon cables to the board. They will hang down as the PCB Logic Board is removed.

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  • The front plate, back plate, and PCB Logic Board (motherboard) are then free from the device.

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Image 1/2: Flip the device over (see second picture). Image 2/2: CAUTION: The keyboard is loosely attached by a ribbon cable and may move when the device is flipped.
  • The logic board must be exposed to begin.

  • Flip the device over (see second picture).

  • CAUTION: The keyboard is loosely attached by a ribbon cable and may move when the device is flipped.

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Image 1/1: NOTE: The keyboard is attached on the left side by a ribbon cable.  Do not remove it completely yet.
  • Lift up the keyboard carefully from the right side, flipping to the left.

  • NOTE: The keyboard is attached on the left side by a ribbon cable. Do not remove it completely yet.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Pivot the LCD screen, pulling on the top and sides and keeping the bottom attached.

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Image 1/3: Pivot the wire frame, that was under the LCD, from the left side. Image 2/3: CAUTION: The wire bends as the frame pivots.  Use the least amount of force necessary. Image 3/3: CAUTION: The wire bends as the frame pivots.  Use the least amount of force necessary.
  • Continue to pivot the screen until it is lying on its face.

  • Pivot the wire frame, that was under the LCD, from the left side.

  • CAUTION: The wire bends as the frame pivots. Use the least amount of force necessary.

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Image 1/3: The boxes show more detailed views in the following pictures. Image 2/3: The boxes show more detailed views in the following pictures. Image 3/3: The boxes show more detailed views in the following pictures.
  • With the frame perpendicular to the device, locate the two black, plastic tabs shown in the two red circles.

  • The boxes show more detailed views in the following pictures.

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Image 1/3: Once the tabs are disengaged, pivot the plastic cover upwards. Image 2/3: After the cover is pivoted slightly, remove it from the device. Image 3/3: After the cover is pivoted slightly, remove it from the device.
  • WIth both hands, pull the tabs outwards to release the plastic cover from the board.

  • Once the tabs are disengaged, pivot the plastic cover upwards.

  • After the cover is pivoted slightly, remove it from the device.

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Image 1/2: Rotate the device 90 degrees counterclockwise to remove the ribbon connector. Image 2/2: Rotate the device 90 degrees counterclockwise to remove the ribbon connector.
  • After the plastic cover is removed, locate the white, ribbon connector highlighted by the red square.

  • Rotate the device 90 degrees counterclockwise to remove the ribbon connector.

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Image 1/3: CAUTION: The connector is delicate. Image 2/3: After the latch is pulled down, the ribbon cable is free to slide out of the connector housing. Image 3/3: After the latch is pulled down, the ribbon cable is free to slide out of the connector housing.
  • To remove the ribbon cable from the board, catch the sides of the connector with fingernails and pull downward.

  • CAUTION: The connector is delicate.

  • After the latch is pulled down, the ribbon cable is free to slide out of the connector housing.

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Image 1/1: The LCD screen is highlighted in red.
  • After following the prerequisite steps in the guide, the components are laid out as depicted in the picture.

  • The LCD screen is highlighted in red.

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Conclusion

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

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