Introduction

This disassembly includes the button panel and button motherboard.

Starting with the corners, gently pull the rubber cover off of the device.
  • Starting with the corners, gently pull the rubber cover off of the device.

Using the T-6 hexagonal screwdriver, unscrew the four 10mm #6 hex screws on the right side of the device.
  • Using the T-6 hexagonal screwdriver, unscrew the four 10mm #6 hex screws on the right side of the device.

  • Remove the handle from the device.

Unscrew the two screws on the left side of the device using the phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the two screws on the left side of the device using the phillips #00 screwdriver.

    • One 5mm Phillips screw.

    • One 8mm Phillips screw.

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Gently pull the sides of the front plate outwards from the device.
  • Gently pull the sides of the front plate outwards from the device.

  • Pull up on the front plate to remove it from the device.

Using a Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew two 6 mm screws from the middle of the panel, specifically above and below the volume buttons. Lift the button panel.
  • Using a Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew two 6 mm screws from the middle of the panel, specifically above and below the volume buttons.

  • Lift the button panel.

Using a Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew two 6 mm  screws from the button motherboard.
  • Using a Phillips #00 Precision Screwdriver, unscrew two 6 mm screws from the button motherboard.

Using a plastic opening tool, pry up on the button motherboard to detach it from the device.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, pry up on the button motherboard to detach it from the device.

  • The button motherboard is connected to a ribbon cable inside the device.

First, pull on the black attachment to disconnect it from the metal piece.
  • First, pull on the black attachment to disconnect it from the metal piece.

  • Release the cable from the back of the motherboard.

  • The black attachment is a part of the connector, not the blue ribbon cable. It will not disconnect from the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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