Introduction

The ethernet port serves as a temporary or permanent solution to connecting to the internet on a network that does have have WiFi. Follow this guide to replace your broken or faulty ethernet port.

Parts

No parts required.

Place the Roku 3 on the table face down and orient it so you can correctly read the writing.
  • Place the Roku 3 on the table face down and orient it so you can correctly read the writing.

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Pull back the rubber protection in the top right corner to locate the screw. Repeat with the bottom right corner and bottom left corner. Repeat with the bottom right corner and bottom left corner.
  • Pull back the rubber protection in the top right corner to locate the screw.

  • Repeat with the bottom right corner and bottom left corner.

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Remove the 9 mm screws from the three corners with a Hex 1.3 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the 9 mm screws from the three corners with a Hex 1.3 Screwdriver.

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Open the device by gently lifting the bottom half away from the top half of the device. Open the device by gently lifting the bottom half away from the top half of the device.
  • Open the device by gently lifting the bottom half away from the top half of the device.

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Use your fingers to carefully lift the motherboard from the top half of the device.
  • Use your fingers to carefully lift the motherboard from the top half of the device.

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Pull away the IO shield from the motherboard using your hands. Pull away the IO shield from the motherboard using your hands.
  • Pull away the IO shield from the motherboard using your hands.

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Turn over the motherboard so the back is face up and almost all large silver components are resting facedown on the table. Orient it such that the backside of the HDMI port is in your upper right corner.
  • Turn over the motherboard so the back is face up and almost all large silver components are resting facedown on the table.

  • Orient it such that the backside of the HDMI port is in your upper right corner.

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Desolder all of the port's connections with a soldering iron.
  • Desolder all of the port's connections with a soldering iron.

  • For more information on soldering, check out iFixit's Soldering Guide.

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Locate the plastic push-throughs just to the left of the backside of the USB port. Pinch the plastic push-throughs. The port should now be able to be removed.
  • Locate the plastic push-throughs just to the left of the backside of the USB port.

  • Pinch the plastic push-throughs. The port should now be able to be removed.

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Conclusion

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

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