Introduction

In this guide you will have to remove the back cover of the device to locate and replace the FM antenna.

Because this task requires the use of a soldering iron, prior experience with soldering/desoldering will be beneficial.

  1. Wedge the plastic opening tool between the back cover of the device and the front panel.
    • Wedge the plastic opening tool between the back cover of the device and the front panel.

    • You will hear a snapping sound as the cover is separated from the body of the device.

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  2. Slide the opening tool along the seam between the front panel and the back cover to un-clip the remaining connections around the device.
    • Slide the opening tool along the seam between the front panel and the back cover to un-clip the remaining connections around the device.

    • Again, you will hear a snapping sound as the cover is separated from the body of the device.

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    • Lift the back cover from the body of the device to expose the internal components.

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    • Remove the Battery

      • The battery is secured to the back panel with tape and glue.

      • Peel back the tape around the battery and discard it.

      • Tear through the adhesive holding the battery by using the spudger tool.

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    • Desolder the 2 Battery Wires

      • The Battery has two wires connected to the motherboard (one black and one red).

      • If you're unfamiliar with soldering or desoldering check out this guide.

      • Be sure to wear protective eye wear. The soldering iron will become extremely hot and a potential danger, so make sure you are aware of your surroundings.

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    • Use a soldering iron to desolder the region circled in red.

    • If you're unfamiliar with soldering or desoldering check out this guide.

    • Be sure to wear protective eye wear. The soldering iron will become extremely hot and a potential danger, so be aware of your surroundings.

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    • Desolder the FM antenna from the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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