Introduction

This disassembly includes the button panel and button motherboard.

  1. 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.

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  2. 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.

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    • 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.

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

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    • 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.

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

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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