1. Begin by popping open the HDMI/USB port cover on the left edge.
    • Begin by popping open the HDMI/USB port cover on the left edge.

    • Remove the three #000 headed, 3 mm long screws located underneath the port cover.

  2. There are two #000 headed, 3 mm long screws under a similar cover covering the Micro SD slot on the top side of the device.
    • There are two #000 headed, 3 mm long screws under a similar cover covering the Micro SD slot on the top side of the device.

    • Remove the two screws beneath the Micro SD card slot cover.

    • Attach the suction cup to the top right area of the screen.

    • Pull to remove the screen from the rest of the device.

    • Watch out for the front camera cable connected to the top middle of the device. The display ribbon cable should just slide out.

    • Unplug the battery connector located beside the fan.

    • Locate the SSD on the right side of the device, above the battery and beneath the WiFi chip.

    • Remove the two 3 mm Phillips #000 screws from the right edge of the SSD.

    • Pull the SSD towards the right and slightly up, removing it from the back assembly.

    • Begin by removing the orange ribbon cable connecting the motherboard to the daughterboard, located above the SSD.

    • Gently tug either side until it releases, then pull out the other end.

    • Remove the grey foam separator that was underneath the orange ribbon cable.

    • Remove the silver 3 mm Phillips screw that holds the WiFi module in place.

    • Remove the black and grey antenna cables from the right side of the device.

    • Remove module by gently pulling towards the right.

Conclusion

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

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