Einleitung

When one or all of the buttons stop working on a device, it can be a frightening thing. Use this guide to help.

  1. Four round, plastic plugs are located on the back of the device. Using a metal spudger, carefully pry up the plastic covers.
    • Four round, plastic plugs are located on the back of the device.

    • Using a metal spudger, carefully pry up the plastic covers.

    • The covers are all glued on, so be careful not to scar the casing when prying them off. If possible, use a spudger or plastic opening tool to remove them.

    hi i just finished prying apart those round buttons. it is very important to know if you dont want to mangle the button trying to pry it loose. if your looking down at the four buttons the inside part of all the four round circles is where you put a thin small tool, that is where the opening is to eventually pull up the whole thing without having to mangle the circle. so if your looking at the four circles the opening will be in the part of circle where all rounds face each other inward i hope this helps

    art - Antwort

    Note that the torx plus is a 5 star tool, and was the size 15 for me. Make sure you don't purchase the common 6 sided star tool.

    Mark - Antwort

    Knowing you have to replace battery, why are the %#*@ things glued on? Just sayin’

    Toni - Antwort

    Knowing battery needs to be replaced, why are these things glued??

    Toni - Antwort

    Not a tool to remove! Why’re they glued in the first place?

    Toni - Antwort

    I’ve ruined perfectly good tools!

    Toni - Antwort

    This has become stupid! Posting comments that never appear!

    Toni - Antwort

    Should be effing impossible!

    Toni - Antwort

    Sorry, just now found them! Honestly, this can become impossible!

    Toni - Antwort

  2. Remove the four 1.8 cm Torx Plus TR screws from the outer case. Remove the four 1.8 cm Torx Plus TR screws from the outer case.
    • Remove the four 1.8 cm Torx Plus TR screws from the outer case.

    the torque sizing bit would be the number 5 torque bit which will fit in the screw to unscrew it

    art - Antwort

    My experience required a number 15 torx plus head.

    This was a 5 sided star, not a 6 sided star.

    Mark - Antwort

    It's NOT torx plus. It's torx SECURITY. Torx Plus is designed for high torque situations. The bit with the hole in the middle is Torx Security.

    Dennis Lupatsky - Antwort

    Ok,how much more complicated can this get?

    Toni - Antwort

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  4. Carefully open up the casing. The top button pad may need to be re-glued upon installing the new casing.
    • Carefully open up the casing.

    • The top button pad may need to be re-glued upon installing the new casing.

  5. Lift up the retaining flap on the button cable ZIF connector. Pull the button cable straight out of the connector.
    • Lift up the retaining flap on the button cable ZIF connector.

    • Pull the button cable straight out of the connector.

  6. Carefully pull the ribbon cable through the rubber gasket that runs around the device. Carefully pull the ribbon cable through the rubber gasket that runs around the device.
    • Carefully pull the ribbon cable through the rubber gasket that runs around the device.

  7. To remove the old rubber button pad, carefully peel it off of the blue casing.
    • To remove the old rubber button pad, carefully peel it off of the blue casing.

Abschluss

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order, starting from Step 6.

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Michael Thorn

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Great guide, and I think I can manage this. But, where can I get the Replacement Bose SoundLink Color Button Pad??

Fred

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