Introduction

The motherboard controls all the functionality of the device and is the major components everything else is connected to.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Using a spudger, wedge the tip between the front and back case to pry them apart.
    • Using a spudger, wedge the tip between the front and back case to pry them apart.

    • Be careful to not apply excessive force since there are six fasteners on the screen's side that holds the cases firmly together.

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  2. The black rubber button pad can be removed by simply picking it up.
    • The black rubber button pad can be removed by simply picking it up.

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    • Flip the LCD screen off the midsection plate to gain access to the space around the input button chip.

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    • Using a spudger, pry off the button input chip from the mid-section of the device. To gain best leverage, start at the bottom right corner and level your way up the side of the chip.

    • Be aware that the button input chip is glued to the mid-section, so some extra force may be required.

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    • Lift open the LCD screen and button input chip to access the entire midsection plate.

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    • Use a Phillips Head screwdriver to unscrew the three 3/16 inch screws that were underneath the button input chip.

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    • Use a Phillips Head screwdriver to unscrew the three 3/16 inch screws that were underneath the LCD screen.

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    • Lift the right edge of the motherboard off the back case.

    • Using two fingers to grip the edge of the board, slide the motherboard out of the case to the right.

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Conclusion

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

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