Nintendo DSi XL Lower Case Replacement
Lower case installation.
- Author: David Hodson
- Difficulty: Moderate
Replaced your broken or scratched up lower case with a shiny new one.
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Step 1 — Lower Case ¶
Remove the four rubber screw covers on the lower case by prying them up with a push pin.
Step 2 ¶
Remove the following seven Phillips screws that secure the lower case to the rest of the DSi XL:
Four silver 5.3 mm screws
Two black 5.3 mm screws
One black 2.5 mm screw
Step 3 ¶
Insert a spudger between the upper and lower case at the bottom left corner of the DSi.
Slide the spudger along the bottom edge of the upper case to release the latches securing the upper case to the lower case.
Step 4 ¶
Lift the lower case from the front edge.
Rotate the lower case away from the DSi.
Step 5 ¶
Using a spudger, pry the SD card/right shoulder button connector off its socket.
Pry the volume button/left shoulder button connector off its socket on the motherboard with a spudger.