Introduction

In this guide, we'll show you how to replace the motherboard in your Roku XD 2050X.

Parts

No parts required.

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.
  • 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.

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

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

Replace the faulty motherboard with the new motherboard.
  • Replace the faulty motherboard with the new motherboard.

  • Be sure to dispose of the faulty motherboard properly. Recycle if possible!

Conclusion

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

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