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Changes to Apple Watch SE Opening Procedure Introduction

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Device
Apple Watch SE
Type
technique
Title
Apple Watch SE Opening Procedure
Introduction
Use this guide to open your Apple Watch SE for repairs.
You’ll need '''replacement adhesive''' to reattach the display when reassembling the device.
Time Required Min
20 minutes
Time Required Max
30 minutes
Difficulty
Moderate
Conclusion
To reassemble your Apple Watch SE, follow these instructions in reverse order.
Apply a little bit of high isopropyl alcohol (>90%) to a Q-tip or use a cleaning pad to gently remove the leftover adhesive on the edges of the watch case and the screen before installing new adhesive.
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Summary
How to open your Apple Watch SE for repairs.

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