Tools Featured in this Teardown

Introduction

The Logitech Mouse, model 205, isn't as clear to take apart as later models. But once the steps are known, a teardown for this device is straightforward and requires only common tools. This guide will instruct the reader on how to take apart this particular model.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Logitech M205, use our service manual.

Image 1/3: To remove the battery, turn the mouse over onto its back and press the square button bellow the battery icon. Image 2/3: Pressing this button should release the cover on the top of the mouse, allowing you to remove the battery. Image 3/3: Pressing this button should release the cover on the top of the mouse, allowing you to remove the battery.
  • Removing the battery ensures that when you get into the curcuit board of the mouse, you will not be shocked by any energy coming from the batteries.

  • To remove the battery, turn the mouse over onto its back and press the square button bellow the battery icon.

    • Pressing this button should release the cover on the top of the mouse, allowing you to remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: Using a metal spudger, scrape off the padding on the bottom two pads as shown. Image 2/3: This will reveal a two holes, with a screw in each. Image 3/3: This will reveal a two holes, with a screw in each.
  • Flip the mouse over onto its back.

  • Using a metal spudger, scrape off the padding on the bottom two pads as shown.

  • This will reveal a two holes, with a screw in each.

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  • Using a phillips head screwdriver (J000 in ifixit toolkit), unscrew the screws holding the base in place.

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Image 1/3: You can only lift a small amount because there are wires connecting the base and top. Image 2/3: If you try to lift the front as well, then the plastic will snap. There are tabs holding the top in place, which can only be opened through sliding. Image 3/3: After sliding, then the mouse will open as shown.
  • Lift up the back side of the mouse, then gently slide the front towards the back.

    • You can only lift a small amount because there are wires connecting the base and top.

    • If you try to lift the front as well, then the plastic will snap. There are tabs holding the top in place, which can only be opened through sliding.

  • After sliding, then the mouse will open as shown.

    • There will still be wires connecting the two pieces.

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  • Using a phillps head screwdriver (head J000 in the ifixit toolkit), unscrew the circuit board from the mouse frame.

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  • Using the tweezers, gently pull the circuit board from the mouse. Hold the circuit board by the metal frame that surrounds it, as shown.

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Sydnee Rodriguez

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Logitech M180 opens the same way.

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