Game Boy Pocket Front Housing Replacement

 

Step 1 Remove the external screws

Use a Y1 tri-wing screwdriver and turn counterclockwise to remove the four 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

Set the back cover aside. You will need it to reassemble the device

 

 

 

Place your hands on the front and back covers of the Game Boy Pocket, and carefully separate the device.

Set the back cover aside. You will need it to reassemble 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

Make sure you apply pressure on both sides of the clip to loosen it.

 

 

 

Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge and remove the clip securing the ribbon cable.

Make sure you apply pressure on both sides of the clip to loosen it.

 

 

Step 5 Dislodge the ribbon cable

Be gentle to prevent tearing the ribbon.

 

 

Use a plastic opening tool to dislodge the ribbon cable.

Be gentle to prevent tearing the ribbon.

 

 

Step 6 Remove the motherboard

Set the motherboard aside. You will need it to reassemble the device.

 

 

 

Grab the black piece protruding from the motherboard, and lift up to remove the motherboard.

Set the motherboard aside. You will need it to reassemble the device.

 

 

Step 7 Remove the buttons

Use a plastic opening tool to remove the buttons.

 

 

 

Use your fingers to remove the three silicone button covers

Use a plastic opening tool to remove the buttons.

 

 

Step 8 Remove the LCD screen

Use your fingers to 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.

Set the LCD screen aside. You will need it to reassemble the device.

 

 

Step 9 Replace the front housing

Replace the front housing.

 

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Adriana Rahrig
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