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Introduction

This is a simple teardown of the LG G watch R.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your LG G Watch R, use our service manual.

  1. LG G Watch R assembly. LG G Watch R assembly.
    • LG G Watch R assembly.

  2. First remove the watch band using a small flat screw driver to compress the spring loaded pin. Remove the four T4 torx screws (Green).
    • First remove the watch band using a small flat screw driver to compress the spring loaded pin.

    • Remove the four T4 torx screws (Green).

    • Carefully pry the base off using a thin flat screw driver

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  4. Disconnect the four electrical connectors from the board Orange - Battery connector
    • Disconnect the four electrical connectors from the board

    • Orange - Battery connector

    • Blue - button and charging connector

    • Green - Backlight

    • Purple - O-LED Controller + Mic

    • Remove the three phillips screws securing the board down. Then lift the board off the base

  5. The battery is below the board. The battery can easily be pried out using a small flat head screwdriver.
    • The battery is below the board.

    • The battery can easily be pried out using a small flat head screwdriver.

  6. Using a small pliers and a small flat screwdriver the battery housing comes out easily.
    • Using a small pliers and a small flat screwdriver the battery housing comes out easily.

  7. Pictures of the front and back of the 1.3" P-OLED. The screen is glued in. The screen is glued in.
    • Pictures of the front and back of the 1.3" P-OLED.

    • The screen is glued in.

Dustin Richards

Member since: 01/20/2015

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Is there a wifi antenna inside the LG G watch R?

Fernando Perez - Reply

Yes, there is a WiFi antenna inside the LG G Watch R, however WiFi functionality was only recently added to the G Watch R in a more recent update via Android Wear.

Mark Fortune -

Are there differences between the UK as US G Watch R?

James Kemble - Reply

Where could I find a battery for replacement?

Thanks in advance.

Fab - Reply

Any tips for what to check if the touchscreen turns on but is non-responsive ?

richard - Reply

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