In this guide we will show you how to replace the Ethernet port on your Roku XD 2050X. To complete this guide, you will need to disassemble your device and use a soldering iron to replace the port.

  1. Ensure the Roku XDis unplugged.
    • Ensure the Roku XDis unplugged.

    • Take care when handling components. Circuit boards, soldering points, and other areas may have sharp points.

    • Turn the device upside down.

    • Remove the two rubber pads using a plastic spudger.

  2. Remove the two Phillips #1 9mm pan-head screws.
    • Remove the two Phillips #1 9mm pan-head screws.

    • Insert spudger between upper and lower frame underneath the port access.

    • Guide spudger around to loosen upper and lower frame to pry frame apart.

    • Gently remove upper frame.

    • Remove the two Phillips #1 8mm pan-head screws.

    • On the side of the board opposite the ports, find and tilt back the tab securing the board in place.

    • Lift the motherboard out of the lower frame.

    • Desolder the 8 contact points.

    • For help with soldering view the iFixit soldering guide.

    • Use pliers to pinch the two anchor points and gently press them through the board to separate ethernet port.

    • Remove the Ethernet port from board.


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

One other person completed this guide.


View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 4

All Time: 606