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  • Pry up the small black piece of plastic located between the volume [-] button and the HOLD/ON button.

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  • Underneath the piece of plastic you just removed, there is a small screw (Phillips #000, 2.0 mm long). Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Once it begins to move, lift up slightly.  You can then slide the backplate all the way off. Image 2/2: Once it begins to move, lift up slightly.  You can then slide the backplate all the way off.
  • Push on the backplate with both thumbs, sliding it towards the top of the device.

  • Once it begins to move, lift up slightly. You can then slide the backplate all the way off.

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Image 1/3: There are two screws (Phillips #000, 2.0 mm long) holding in the circuit board. Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to take out those screws. Image 2/3: There are two screws (Phillips #000, 2.0 mm long) holding in the circuit board. Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to take out those screws. Image 3/3: There are two screws (Phillips #000, 2.0 mm long) holding in the circuit board. Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to take out those screws.
  • Before removing the circuit board, we must remove the ribbon-like wires attached to two sides of the circuit board.

  • There are two screws (Phillips #000, 2.0 mm long) holding in the circuit board. Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to take out those screws.

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Image 1/2: The wire that is connected to the circuit board is connected by a plastic piece with two metal prongs. Image 2/2: Use the pointy end of the spudger to place in between the computer board and the plastic piece and gently pry the prongs away from the circuit board.
  • The battery is also attached to the circuit board by a cable. The cable is difficult to disconnect with both components in place. It's best to lift the circuit board out partially to give yourself more room to disconnect the connector.

  • The wire that is connected to the circuit board is connected by a plastic piece with two metal prongs.

  • Use the pointy end of the spudger to place in between the computer board and the plastic piece and gently pry the prongs away from the circuit board.

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  • Disconnect the battery connector, and then lift the circuit board up.

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  • Finally, disconnect the ribbon cable on the bottom of the circuit board. You can then lift the circuit board all the way out.

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Conclusion

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

Andrew Groeneveld

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