1. Turn the device over with its display down.
    • Turn the device over with its display down.

    Adicionar comentário

  2. Remove the battery cover, pressing down on the tabs and sliding.
    • Remove the battery cover, pressing down on the tabs and sliding.

    Adicionar comentário

    • Unscrew the two (2) #00, 10 mm screws located below the mic on the back cover.

    Adicionar comentário

    • Carefully pry up the top end of the back cover using one finger.

    Adicionar comentário

  3. Spread Fixmas Cheer
    Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12
    Spread Fixmas Cheer
    Get $12 off your purchase of $50 or more with code FIXMAS12
    • Remove the back plate by using a plastic removal tool to pry the back cover up around the edges.

    Adicionar comentário

    • Unscrew the circuit board screw.

    • This screw is located down near the bottom of the device on the blue circuit board. It is just to the right of the USB port.

    Adicionar comentário

    • Use a plastic removal tool to disconnect the blue circuit board from the green circuit board underneath.

    Adicionar comentário

    • Turn the circuit board on its side to reveal the USB soldering points.

    Adicionar comentário

    • De-solder the USB port from its four soldering points.

    • Be careful not to damage the wire connected to the USB port during de-soldering.

    Adicionar comentário

    • Place the new USB port in the same spot on the board, and re-solder at each of the four points.

    • Ensure you re-solder the wire into the same connection you removed it from during desoldering

    Adicionar comentário

    • Rotate the circuit board back to its initial position, with the port on the underside of the board.

    Adicionar comentário

    • Replace the circuit board screw.

    Adicionar comentário

Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

2 outras pessoas concluíram este guia.

Alex

Member since: 28-10-2013

758 reputação

5 Guides authored

the third screw is on the outside of the case, the same place

xhbang - Responder

This is awesome. Do you know if I can switch the port for USB-C?

Regan Ryan - Responder

Adicionar comentário

Visualizar Estatísticas:

Últimas 24 horas: 0

Últimos 7 dias: 15

Últimos 30 dias: 56

Todo: 2,658