Parts

No parts required.

  1. Peel back the sticker on the bottom of the device to reveal the two screws.
    • Peel back the sticker on the bottom of the device to reveal the two screws.

  2. Unscrew the two t-5 screws using a T5 Torx screwdriver.
    • Unscrew the two t-5 screws using a T5 Torx screwdriver.

  3. Wedge the flat head of the screwdriver into the edge of the device.  Gently lift the screen from the cover.
    • Wedge the flat head of the screwdriver into the edge of the device. Gently lift the screen from the cover.

  4. Release the yellow ribbon cable.
    • Release the yellow ribbon cable.

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  6. Identify the green motherboard.  Unscrew the three screws holding the board in place.
    • Identify the green motherboard. Unscrew the three screws holding the board in place.

  7. Remove the motherboard from the back plate.
    • Remove the motherboard from the back plate.

  8. Unplug the battery from the board.
    • Unplug the battery from the board.

  9. Plug the new battery into the white receptacle on the green motherboard.
    • Plug the new battery into the white receptacle on the green motherboard.

  10. Transfer the green motherboard back into the back plate and secure it with the 3 screws.
    • Transfer the green motherboard back into the back plate and secure it with the 3 screws.

  11. Reconnect the yellow ribbon cable and connect the screen and back plate back together.
    • Reconnect the yellow ribbon cable and connect the screen and back plate back together.

  12. Insert the t-5 screws and tighten to secure.
    • Insert the t-5 screws and tighten to secure.

  13. Replace the label to cover the screws.
    • Replace the label to cover the screws.

Conclusion

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

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