Introduction

Overtime the motherboard's wires may come apart and make the device stop working. This guide will show you how to replace the motherboard with a new one.

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  • Use a T-9 Torx screwdriver to unscrew the four screws on the back cover.

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  • Using the spudger, gently pry apart the back case from the front case. It is easier to start on a side and work your way around the device.

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  • Carefully pull the back cover apart from the front cover. Be careful not to pull too hard because there are two sets of wires connecting the device.

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  • Once the two covers are separated, use tweezers, or even your fingers, to gently disconnect the two sets of wires that are connected to the motherboard from the back cover.

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Image 1/1: Use a Torx T-7 screwdriver to unscrew the two screws.
  • Next, you must remove the motherboard from the front screen.

  • Use a Torx T-7 screwdriver to unscrew the two screws.

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Image 1/2: To do so, you must use the back end of the spudger to push out the two white tabs connected to the wire, that holds the motherboard and front cover together. Image 2/2: To do so, you must use the back end of the spudger to push out the two white tabs connected to the wire, that holds the motherboard and front cover together.
  • Before you can seperate the motherboard from the front cover, you must disconnect the wire connecting the two.

  • To do so, you must use the back end of the spudger to push out the two white tabs connected to the wire, that holds the motherboard and front cover together.

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  • The motherboard is now disconnected from the front assembly

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Conclusion

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

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