Introduction

When removing the screen, you may want to use gloves so that no glass shards cut your hands.

Unscrew two 5 mm Phillips #00 screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver located on the bottom of the back of the device.
  • Unscrew two 5 mm Phillips #00 screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver located on the bottom of the back of the device.

Using a plastic opening tool, loosen the bottom portion of device.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, loosen the bottom portion of device.

Using a plastic opening tool, loosen the top panel of the device.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, loosen the top panel of the device.

Remove two 3 mm Philips #00 screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver located on the portion under the top panel of the device.
  • Remove two 3 mm Philips #00 screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver located on the portion under the top panel of the device.

Remove back plate from device. Remove back plate from device. Remove back plate from device.
  • Remove back plate from device.

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Remove plastic USB cover using tweezers and spudger.
  • Remove plastic USB cover using tweezers and spudger.

Unscrew two 2 mm Philips #00 screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver located on the top corners of the device.
  • Unscrew two 2 mm Philips #00 screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver located on the top corners of the device.

Remove plastic protective plate at top of device using tweezers and spudger.
  • Remove plastic protective plate at top of device using tweezers and spudger.

Remove plastic protective frame located over the motherboard using tweezers and spudger. Remove plastic protective frame located over the motherboard using tweezers and spudger.
  • Remove plastic protective frame located over the motherboard using tweezers and spudger.

Remove screen connection from motherboard using tweezers and spudger.
  • Remove screen connection from motherboard using tweezers and spudger.

Remove two 3 mm Philips #00 screws at the bottom sides and two 1 mm Philips #00 screws at top sides of the device using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove two 3 mm Philips #00 screws at the bottom sides and two 1 mm Philips #00 screws at top sides of the device using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew two 2 mm Philips #00 screws and remove motherboard from device using tweezers and prying tool. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew two 2 mm Philips #00 screws and remove motherboard from device using tweezers and prying tool.
  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew two 2 mm Philips #00 screws and remove motherboard from device using tweezers and prying tool.

Disconnect metal plate from front panel of device using tweezers. Disconnect metal plate from front panel of device using tweezers.
  • Disconnect metal plate from front panel of device using tweezers.

Using a prying tool, remove screen from metal back plate. Using a prying tool, remove screen from metal back plate.
  • Using a prying tool, remove screen from metal back plate.

Conclusion

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

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very helpful!!! thx

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