Introduction

If your remote control buttons are no longer working effectively, this guide will show you how to replace the buttons on your remote.

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  • Flip the remote over so that the buttons are facing down and the end with the wrist strap is nearest your right hand.

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Image 1/2: While holding down the tab with your left hand, slide down the battery compartment cover with your right hand to remove it. Image 2/2: While holding down the tab with your left hand, slide down the battery compartment cover with your right hand to remove it.
  • Press and hold the black tab above the battery compartment.

  • While holding down the tab with your left hand, slide down the battery compartment cover with your right hand to remove it.

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  • Remove the batteries by placing a finger on one end of the battery and pushing downward while pulling the battery out.

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  • Unscrew one 7 mm Phillips #0 screw from the center of the battery compartment.

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  • Gently pry open the remote using the plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/2: Gently place each half of the remote onto a table so that the exteriors are face down. Image 2/2: The remote buttons, sensors, and motherboard are not attached to anything inside the remote. Take apart the remote with caution to ensure these components do not accidentally fall out.
  • Separate the top and bottom of the remote casing.

  • Gently place each half of the remote onto a table so that the exteriors are face down.

  • The remote buttons, sensors, and motherboard are not attached to anything inside the remote. Take apart the remote with caution to ensure these components do not accidentally fall out.

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Image 1/1: If the buttons do not drop immediately, use your fingers to peal them off the front casing of the remote.
  • Carefully flip over the front casing side of the remote so that the buttons drop onto the table.

  • If the buttons do not drop immediately, use your fingers to peal them off the front casing of the remote.

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Conclusion

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

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Do you have a source for getting replacement buttons? I have volume buttons that don't work and was hoping to fix them/ replace them. Thank you!

Patrick Canady - Reply

Where can I find a component layout?

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