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New Nintendo 2DS XL Touchscreen Replacement

This guide will allow you to access the touchscreen of your New Nintendo 2DS XL for replacement.

  • Author: Tim Newman
  • Time estimate: 20 - 25 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

This guide outlines instructions for replacing a broken front screen . The touchscreen is the most buried component in the device, and lots of important cables need to be removed to access the screen. If the steps in this guide are followed, no damage is expected to come to the device. For more information, refer to our troubleshooting page.

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Step 1 Touchscreen  ¶ 

Remove the five 7.5mm phillips screws using a PH000 screwdriver. Using tweezers, pull up the plate covering the touchpad. The center ribbon cable will slide through this plate.

Step 1 Touchscreen  ¶ 

  • Remove the five 7.5mm phillips screws using a PH000 screwdriver.

  • Using tweezers, pull up the plate covering the touchpad. The center ribbon cable will slide through this plate.

Step 2  ¶ 

The bottom screen is stuck to the front with an adhesive border. Be careful to slowly separate the two. Quick separation can damage  both components. Using tweezers, pry up the touchscreen.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • The bottom screen is stuck to the front with an adhesive border. Be careful to slowly separate the two. Quick separation can damage both components.

  • Using tweezers, pry up the touchscreen.