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.

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

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Image 1/3: Repeat with the bottom right corner and bottom left corner. Image 2/3: Repeat with the bottom right corner and bottom left corner. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • 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.

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

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Image 1/2: Orient it such that the backside of the HDMI port is in your upper right corner. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/1: For more information on soldering, check out iFixit's [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+To+Solder+and+Desolder+Connections/750|Soldering Guide].
  • 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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Image 1/2: Pinch the plastic push-throughs. The port should now be able to be removed. Image 2/2: 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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