Introduction

In order to replace jammed or broken buttons you will need a PH00 screwdriver and a metal spudger.

  1. Slide the battery compartment door lock down.
    • Slide the battery compartment door lock down.

    • While still holding the battery compartment lock down, slide the two battery doors outwards on either side of the device.

    • Carefully remove the batteries from the battery compartment.

    • The standard option for the InnoTab 3 is four AA batteries. Vtech also offers a rechargeable battery online, but both battery options are removed from the device the same way.

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  2. Remove the six 7.6mm screws found in the battery compartment using a PH00 screwdriver.
    • Remove the six 7.6mm screws found in the battery compartment using a PH00 screwdriver.

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    • There are three hidden screws on the back of the device, two at the top and one near the bottom.

    • Using a nylon or metal spudger, remove the three caps that hide the screws.

    • Remove the 5mm screw near the bottom and the two 7.6mm at the top using a PH00 screwdriver.

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    • Carefully separate the back panel from the front panel revealing the motherboard connected to the front panel.

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    • Remove the four 7.6 mm screws using a PH00 screwdriver.

    • Lift the circuit board up to give yourself room to remove the buttons.

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    • Using a nylon or metal spudger, lift up the buttons to remove them from their holding. they should just pop out of place.

    • The buttons are joined together in pairs, be sure not to break them apart during removal.

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Conclusion

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

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