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  1. Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the wristband by sliding the metal pins located on both sides of the wrist band, and pulling the wristband off.

  2. Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Use a T5 Torx Screwdriver to remove the 4 (0.4 mm) screws located on the back of the watch.

  3. Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening tool in between the two halves of the case and slide along the edge of the watch while gently prying the back cover away from the face of the watch.

  4. Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Use a pair of tweezers to peel the battery ribbon cable off of the back cover.

    • Avoid damaging the gold terminals on the ribbon cable.

    • When reassembling, make sure that the yellow strip snaps back on to the black pin.

    • The pin is located, and marked on the picture.

    • Pull up on the tab that says, “Pull”, the battery will lift straight out.

  5. Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement, Motherboard: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Using the plastic opening tool, pull up on the flex connector. It will come off the motherboard, but will stay attached to the cover like a hinge.

  6. Samsung Gear 2 Neo Motherboard Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • It is recommended to use antistatic wrist wrap whenever removing the motherboard.

    • Place the plastic opening tool underneath the motherboard at this location. Gently pry the motherboard away from the front cover. It should pop off and be free from the cover.

    • Attached to the motherboard is the infrared LED Light. To replace the IR LED, you may need to replace the entire motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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