Introduction

This guide is useful for replacing the rear case, but it's also the first steps necessary to take apart the device if you want to replace any other components inside. If you're looking to fix any hardware-based problems on your device, start here.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the two 8mm Phillips Head screws located at the bottom of your device. Remove the two 8mm Phillips Head screws located at the bottom of your device.
  • Remove the two 8mm Phillips Head screws located at the bottom of your device.

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Insert the spudger between the two pieces of the case around the media ports and pry them apart. We found the best way to get the spudger inside  the case was to insert in into the SD card slot. Be sure to only insert the spudger a shallow amount and be careful not to damage any of the inside of the device. Finish unsnapping each plastic piece holding the device together along the bottom.
  • Insert the spudger between the two pieces of the case around the media ports and pry them apart.

  • We found the best way to get the spudger inside the case was to insert in into the SD card slot. Be sure to only insert the spudger a shallow amount and be careful not to damage any of the inside of the device.

  • Finish unsnapping each plastic piece holding the device together along the bottom.

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Move the spudger down the rest of the case, separating each side, and finally the top. Pull the back off and place it to the side. Without a back panel for protection, be sure place your device on the table screen-side down to avoid damaging the internal circuitry.
  • Move the spudger down the rest of the case, separating each side, and finally the top.

  • Pull the back off and place it to the side.

  • Without a back panel for protection, be sure place your device on the table screen-side down to avoid damaging the internal circuitry.

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Conclusion

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

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