Introduction

Use this guide to replace the outer case on your Nintendo Wii U GamePad.

Face the GamePad down and unscrew the two Phillips #00 screws which are attached to the battery cover.
  • Face the GamePad down and unscrew the two Phillips #00 screws which are attached to the battery cover.

  • Lift up and remove the battery cover.

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With your finger on the battery connector, pull downwards toward the base of the GamePad to disconnect it.
  • With your finger on the battery connector, pull downwards toward the base of the GamePad to disconnect it.

  • Pull upwards from the bottom of the battery to release it.

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  • Remove the ten 8.9mm Tri-wing Y1 screws hidden underneath square stickers.

  • Lift up the back plate.

  • The back plate is still connected by a cable to the motherboard.

how do i replace the whole front and back casing?

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  • Unplug the connector that connects the back plate to the motherboard.

  • Remove the back plate.

You don't have to remove just be careful

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Conclusion

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

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