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. Lift up and remove 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. Pull upwards from the bottom of the battery to release it. Pull upwards from the bottom of the battery to release 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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Black Friday
Broken doesn't stand a chance.
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.
  • 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.
  • Unplug the connector that connects the back plate to the motherboard.

  • Remove the back plate.

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Conclusion

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

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