Introduction

This guide will not take long accomplish however it is crucial to remove the battery before removing any other part from inside the machine to help ensure no injury from electric shock.

  1. Remove the 2 rubber foot pads from the bottom with the small Plastic Opening tool. Remove the 2 rubber foot pads from the bottom with the small Plastic Opening tool.
    • Remove the 2 rubber foot pads from the bottom with the small Plastic Opening tool.

  2. Remove the 10 7.1 mm screws using Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove the 10 7.1 mm screws using Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 10 7.1 mm screws using Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  3. Loosen the back cover by using a plastic opening tool all the way around the device.
    • Loosen the back cover by using a plastic opening tool all the way around the device.

    • There are areas all along the sides of the device that help aid in this.

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  5. Remove the back cover by gently lifting up on one side of the device. The easiest side to lift up on is the one with the removed rubber foot pads.
    • Remove the back cover by gently lifting up on one side of the device.

    • The easiest side to lift up on is the one with the removed rubber foot pads.

  6. Remove the tape holding the speaker wire to the battery on both sides using a small opening tool. Remove the tape holding the speaker wire to the battery on both sides using a small opening tool.
    • Remove the tape holding the speaker wire to the battery on both sides using a small opening tool.

  7. Remove the 4 Phillips 3.2 mm screws holding the battery in place, with the Phillips #1 screwdriver. Remove the 4 Phillips 3.2 mm screws holding the battery in place, with the Phillips #1 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 4 Phillips 3.2 mm screws holding the battery in place, with the Phillips #1 screwdriver.

  8. To disconnect the wire from the mother board, gently press down with the flat end of Spudger and pull on the wire. Gently shaking the wire from left to right helps with the wire removal Gently shaking the wire from left to right helps with the wire removal
    • To disconnect the wire from the mother board, gently press down with the flat end of Spudger and pull on the wire.

    • Gently shaking the wire from left to right helps with the wire removal

  9. Remove the battery by gently pulling on the bottom corners. Be careful to move the battery's wire under the speaker's wire.
    • Remove the battery by gently pulling on the bottom corners.

    • Be careful to move the battery's wire under the speaker's wire.

Conclusion

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

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