Game Boy Pocket LCD Screen Replacement
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Use this guide to replace a Game Boy Pocket's LCD screen.
- Author: Adriana Rahrig
- Time estimate: 10 - 20 minutes
- Difficulty: Moderate
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Step 1 — Remove the external screws ¶
Place the Game Boy Pocket face-down on a clean, flat surface.
Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the four external screws.
Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the two screws inside the battery compartment.
Step 2 — Open the device ¶
Place your hands on the front and back covers of the Game Boy Pocket, and carefully separate the device.
Step 3 — Remove the motherboard screws ¶
Use a Phillips #1 screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the three screws on the motherboard.
Step 4 — Remove the clip securing the ribbon cable ¶
Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge and remove the clip securing the ribbon cable.
Step 5 — Dislodge the ribbon cable ¶
Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge the ribbon cable.
Step 6 — Remove the motherboard ¶
Grab the black piece protruding from the motherboard, and lift up to remove the motherboard.
Step 7 — Remove the LCD screen ¶
Use a plastic opening tool to lift the LCD screen away from the front cover.
Use your fingers to remove the LCD screen.