Introduction

When completing this guide, remember the front buttons are flimsy so handle with care.

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.

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

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

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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.

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

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Peel back layer of tape. Remove processor located below tape and down from the battery using tweezers and spudger.
  • Peel back layer of tape.

  • Remove processor located below tape and down from the battery using tweezers and spudger.

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Using a prying tool, slide tool under the top portion of the battery. Using a prying tool, slide tool under the top portion of the battery.
  • Using a prying tool, slide tool under the top portion of the battery.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Remove sticker from battery connection.
  • Remove sticker from battery connection.

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Use a soldering iron to remove wires from  both red and black terminals.
  • Use a soldering iron to remove wires from both red and black terminals.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ensure that button connection is completely separated from the buttons.
  • Ensure that button connection is completely separated from the buttons.

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Remove buttons from front display panel by  pushing button display from the front of the device Remove buttons from front display panel by  pushing button display from the front of the device Remove buttons from front display panel by  pushing button display from the front of the device
  • Remove buttons from front display panel by pushing button display from the front of the device

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Conclusion

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

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