Nintendo DS Back Panel Replacement

Introduction

 

Removing the back panel is simple, provided you have the correct screwdriver. Nintendo uses a special Tri-wing bit for the case, be sure you have one of these before disassembling!

 

Step 1 Battery

Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the screw securing the battery door to the rear case, turning the screw counter-clockwise.

 

 

 

Remove the cartridge from the console.

Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the screw securing the battery door to the rear case, turning the screw counter-clockwise.

Remove the battery door.

 

 

Step 2

Use a plastic opening tool or spudger to pry out the battery from the bottom. If a plastic open tool or spudger isn't available, your fingernails may work.

 

 

Step 3

Remove the battery from the Nintendo DS.

 

 

Step 4 Back Panel

It might be helpful to remove the strap from the hole to access the top left screw.

Remove the 7 Y0 screws located on the back.

It might be helpful to remove the strap from the hole to access the top left screw.

 

 

Step 5

Separate the back from the front, and set it aside.

 

 

 

With your hands, pry the back panel off the main case.

Separate the back from the front, and set it aside.

 

 

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