Game Boy Pocket Motherboard 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

 

 

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

 

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