Flip device over so the display is facing down.
  • Flip device over so the display is facing down.

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Remove battery cover by pressing down on battery cover and sliding right.
  • Remove battery cover by pressing down on battery cover and sliding right.

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Unscrew the two (2)  #00, 10 mm screws located below the microphones on the back cover.
  • Unscrew the two (2) #00, 10 mm screws located below the microphones on the back cover.

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Remove the back cover (using a plastic removal tool around the edges if needed).
  • Remove the back cover (using a plastic removal tool around the edges if needed).

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De-solder and remove the heat shield.
  • De-solder and remove the heat shield.

  • Be careful while removing this shield, since the copper sheet is very easy to rip

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De-solder the line in port from its soldering points.
  • De-solder the line in port from its soldering points.

  • These points are located beneath the black shielding on the left side of the blue circuit board.

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Replace Line-in port and re-solder at points specified in Step 6.
  • Replace Line-in port and re-solder at points specified in Step 6.

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Reattach and re-solder the heat shielding back into place.
  • Reattach and re-solder the heat shielding back into place.

  • Again, be careful when soldering as it is very easy to melt through the heat shield and copper sheet beneath.

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Conclusion

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

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