Introduction

If the buttons are not working properly, this guide will help you replace them. Note: This guide requires soldering.

Make sure the master switch is  "OFF" before disassembly, to avoid an electric shock.
  • Make sure the master switch is "OFF" before disassembly, to avoid an electric shock.

  • Flip the watch over with the back facing up.

Unscrew the four 6.0 mm screws on the back plate with the Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the four 6.0 mm screws on the back plate with the Phillips #00 screwdriver.

Gently pull the back plate from the watch casing.
  • Gently pull the back plate from the watch casing.

Lift the master switch from the circuit board. Lift the master switch from the circuit board.
  • Lift the master switch from the circuit board.

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The speaker wires are fragile.  They may break if excessive force is used to remove the circuit board. Removal of the circuit board requires soldering.
  • The speaker wires are fragile. They may break if excessive force is used to remove the circuit board.

  • Removal of the circuit board requires soldering.

  • Gently push on the display from the front, near the camera. The circuit board and display will pop out through the back.

Lift the circuit board carefully from the casing, without breaking or detaching the speaker wires at the bottom of the circuit board.
  • Lift the circuit board carefully from the casing, without breaking or detaching the speaker wires at the bottom of the circuit board.

Note which wire is connected to which lead before continuing. There are no markers on the circuit board to indicate where each wire belongs.
  • Note which wire is connected to which lead before continuing. There are no markers on the circuit board to indicate where each wire belongs.

  • De-solder the black speaker wire from the circuit board.

De-solder the red speaker wire, as in the previous step.
  • De-solder the red speaker wire, as in the previous step.

Wait for the solder to cool down and solidify, then remove the circuit board from the casing.
  • Wait for the solder to cool down and solidify, then remove the circuit board from the casing.

Use the the tweezers to pull off the blue rubber cover behind the button.
  • Use the the tweezers to pull off the blue rubber cover behind the button.

  • The blue cover is adhesive, so you can stick it back onto the back of the buttons after replacement.

Use tweezers to separate the backside tab from the front side of the button.
  • Use tweezers to separate the backside tab from the front side of the button.

Push the other half of the button out of the casing.
  • Push the other half of the button out of the casing.

  • Repeat steps 11 and 12 for all buttons.

Conclusion

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

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