Introduction

The motherboard contains the main circuitry for the watch.

Lay the watch face-down on a flat, stable surface.
  • Lay the watch face-down on a flat, stable surface.

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Press the watchband down against the work surface.
  • Press the watchband down against the work surface.

  • Press the tip of a flathead screwdriver against the edge of the spring-loaded holding pin.

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  • With the spring-loaded pin pressed in, the watch band should release easily.

  • Gently pull the band away from the body of the watch.

  • Repeat steps 2 and 3 for the opposite side.

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  • With the watch laying face-down, locate the four screws. They are located on the back of the watch, at the four corners.

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  • Using a Torx-T5 screwdriver, remove each of the four 4mm screws and set them aside.

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  • Gently work the plastic opening tool under the top edge of the watch’s back cover.

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  • With the watch’s back cover pried loose, gently lift it away from the front half of the watch.

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  • Lay both halves of the watch body assembly face down (with internal components facing up).

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  • Locate the ribbon cable connector near the edge of the watch's case.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry the connector from the motherboard

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, gently pry away the red spacers.

  • Set the spacers aside.

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  • Insert the end of the plastic opening tool under the motherboard.

  • Gently pry up the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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