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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Conclusion

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

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