Introduction

This guide will help you to remove the outer case and be able to open the Nintendo Wii U Gamepad. You will need a Tri-WIng Y1 screw driver.

Place Gamepad face down and remove the two 4.7 mm screws with a Phillips size #0 screwdriver.
  • Place Gamepad face down and remove the two 4.7 mm screws with a Phillips size #0 screwdriver.

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Lift and remove the battery plate.
  • Lift and remove the battery plate.

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  • With your finger, press down and pull back on the battery connector plug.

  • Remove the battery from the battery case.

Battery lifts up from the bottom not the top like the photo shows.

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  • Remove 10 9mm screws with Tri-Wing size Y1 screwdriver around the outer case.

  • Lift up on the back of case.

  • Lift gently because the rumble motor in the back of the case is still connected by a cable to the motherboard.

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  • Unplug outer case rumble motor connector from the motherboard with your fingers.

Do not pull by the wires! If you do, you better be pretty good at soldering.

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Conclusion

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

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This doesn't show anything about taking the front of the housing off, is that relatively straightforward?

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