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  1. Drehe die vier Kreuzschlitzschrauben #00 am oberen Rand der Rückabdeckung heraus.
    • Drehe die vier Kreuzschlitzschrauben #00 am oberen Rand der Rückabdeckung heraus.

    • Die Schrauben werden von Haltescheiben festgehalten und können nicht aus der Rückabdeckung herausfallen.

    • Bei den Kommentaren gibt es viele Unglückselige, die beschreiben, dass diese Schraubenköpfe unglaublich leicht beschädigt werden können. Drücke ziemlich fest drauf, wenn du sie aufschraubst und arbeite langsam.

    #00 screwdriver is too big... probably need a #000

    thomascroguennec - Antwort

    #00 will work - but you must press down firmly and sort of jerk the screw out a few degrees at a time. If you don't press firmly, the screws strip very easily. Using #000 will strip the screws more easily.

    Tai -

    I used a #0 without any issues and 0 stripped. I used the #0 for all screws internally and externally. The head was sharp and I applied adequate amounts of pressure when loosening the screw.

    Ben Kevan -

    The correct screwdriver should be a JIS, or you can get a screwdriver specific for the 3DS from other sites for less than $2

    Oscar - Antwort

    do you have to buy it

    deeznuts -

    Where would I buy a screwdriver specifically for the 3DS? Also would it work on the DS? I need to replace the battery for my DS.

    Caitlin L -

    I used Phillips #000 and it worked like a charm, i need to order a new SD board or do you guys think i should send it. What happened is that it got water damaged and everything works fine when i opened it everything looked fine no signs of water corrosion everything on the 3DS works exept it always give me a message saying the SD card is locked and i know for a fact it isnt locked i already tried using 3 different SD cards and none of them are lock protected and yes they are formatted as well. I need help

    Leo Torres - Antwort

    there's a switch on the SD card, switch it and it will be unlocked again. it happened to me once too.

    Bagel -

    david hodson you are incredible. literally all you need to do is heat the screen up and pry it off and you make them take apart the whole thing

    melody - Antwort

    You've done this?

    magykmaster -

    I have to ask the same question. If just the glass display is broken, and you're heating it up to remove the glass, is it really necessary to remove everything? Doesn't like like it is necessary

    Wade -

    I just did it your way and it went fine. didnt even have to remove the battery. This is incredible misstep on the authors part.

    patrick -

    only take out the screen for a motherboard removal? Are you using the wrong guide or was this guide used for two different repairs?

    Reed Deemer -

    I used a PH0x50, but it wasn't easy.

    John - Antwort

    This may be a dumb question but where do I buy the 3DS upper screen?

    John - Antwort

    eBay... Just do a search for the 3DS Upper screen. $9.49 & it comes with the tools.

    Gary Darnell -

    The LCD screen I ordered came with all the tools I needed except a pair of tweezers. All in all it was about $14.00 and a little bit of my time.

    Gary Darnell - Antwort

    Does anyone know where I can find the right bumper button for a 3ds? I can't find it on ebay must of damaged it playing smash bros.

    Steven Castro Parrilla - Antwort

    Really wish I had read the comments first... How about instead of the warning saying to press down hardly and go slow, you say to use the correct screwdriver size like others mentioned in the comments. I not only stripped multiple screws, even after putting a glove on for more pressure, I bent my screwdriver from pressing down so hard. Granted it's a cheap jeweler's kit screwdriver, but it still would've been nice to not have that problem and be informed of the right size in the first place.

    hockeymorgan35 - Antwort

    Got my tools one day after ordering, as I live a couple hours away from the supplier, Will post again when i try guide.

    nintendokakashi - Antwort

    I tried doing this with a #00 Philips but it just didn't turn

    Acrobatic Mars01 - Antwort

    Hello there, I need some assistance I have done a full housing replacement I have everything working except the 3d slider . The 3D option is always on can someone let me know which flex it is or what I am forgetting . Thanks guys !

    Noe Ibarra - Antwort

  2. Halte das Gerät in einer Hand und drehe es herum.
    • Halte das Gerät in einer Hand und drehe es herum.

    • Fasse den oberen Rand der Rückabdeckung mit der anderen Hand, so dass sie nicht wieder zurück fallen kann.

    • Drehe das Gerät wieder um, so dass die Rückabdeckung nach oben zeigt.

    • Ziehe die Rückabdeckung vom Gerät weg und entferne sie.

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    • Setze ein Plastiköffnungswerkzeug in die Vertiefung im unteren Gehäuse über dem Akku ein.

    • Heble den Akku mit dem Plastiköffnungswerkzeug hoch.

    • Fasse den Akku am oberen Rand an und hebe ihn aus dem unteren Gehäuse.

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    • Entferne die neun schwarzen 6,3 mm Kreuzschlitzschrauben vom Gehäuseunterteil.

    • Entferne die silberfarbene 2,4 mm Schraube über dem Einschub für die Cartridge.

    Had to give up at this point. Tried using the ifixit #00 phillips screwdriver to take out two screws and ended up stripping them.

    Demios - Antwort

    Stuck at the same spot, those screws are in there really tight.

    John Pasula - Antwort

    Ruined my screws because of incorrect head, thanks!

    3dsuser - Antwort

    I had so much trouble with these screws, I gave up. Unfortunately, I can't accept failure so tried again. I figured out if you turn it right before you loosen it worked. Maybe it was just me, but I turned it right then kept pressure as I turned to loosen. I was surprised I hadn't stripped any screws out.

    Nicole Bauer - Antwort

    Does anyone have any idea of how to remove these screws. I've pretty badly stripped the screws and I've gone to 20+ pages trying to figure this. I'm considering just prying the !@#$ thing.

    Vino - Antwort

    use a dremil and make it a flat head

    Ralph Prowant -

    ruined my screws here too...what the !@#$ nintendo?

    trying to survive a nuclear meltdown inside the !@#$ thing

    Hamza Jarkas - Antwort

    More like trying to subtly enforce planned obsolescence by not allowing you to make repairs to your device.

    Ullyssys -

    I used a #00 Philips 1/8" bit with no problem; however, the narrow diameter of the counter sunk hole can inhibit making secure contact with the screw head. You can be using the right bit (#00) but if the diameter of the bit shaft is too big you won't get proper contact.

    I found this to be an excellent guide. Thanks

    Dave W - Antwort

    If anyone can point me to a link to purchase the 9 screws, let me know. Contacted Nintendo and they said I'd have to send it in. Email me at xavierfflores@gmail.com

    Xavier Flores - Antwort

    Unscrewed the nine 6.3 mm screws using the J000 bit from the iFixit 54 bit driver kit without much effort & without stripping the screw heads. Just gotta really position the bit correctly on the screw to have a proper fitting & not strip the screw heads.

    STZ9 - Antwort

    The screws didn't strip but the philips screw driver did? @__@

    These are rough either way.

    John Zhou - Antwort

    I used a "Whia 273 - PH000x40" screwdriver and held it firmly pushing the palm of my hand on the yellow end of the screwdriver and rocked the screw slightly (counter clockwise and clockwise) until it started to move. Then, without letting up on the pressure I carefully backed it out. The screwdriver is excellent because it is hardened (unlike some cheapo's out there) and the very tip is blunt not sharp. If the tip is too sharp, the point will bottom out in the screw and the sides that do all the work, won't be able to fully contact the inside of the screw. This screwdriver fits so well that the screws actually stick to it once they are removed. If the screwdriver moves AT ALL when you initially try it in the screw, STOP and find a better one. Also, start with the screws in the center, somehow they seem a little easier until you get the feel for it.

    Paul -

    Push down hard and turn counter-clockwise, or push down and rotate 3DS counter-clockwise until screw is loose.

    Jonathan - Antwort

    Had the exact same problem, even tried the #000 screw driver too. Stripped the screws due to how tightly they are screwed in there and how easy they strip. I am now unsure what to do from here or if all I can do is give up.

    Sean Baldwin - Antwort

    I second the one who suggested the Whia 273 PH000x40 screwdriver. I had a terrible time unscrewing these screws, and almost stripped them using a cheaper #000 screwdriver. Also tried a 3/16" flathead and destroyed the screwdriver. I bought the Whia and glad I did. It fit perfectly and did not slip at all. DEFINITELY recommend purchasing this high-quality screwdriver. Cost about $10 but well worth it to avoid the hassle.

    pbrazis - Antwort

    The best way I found that works quite well, if you find a screwdriver or bit that is good enough: hold the screwdriver or bit with tons of pressure, and rotate the 3DS clockwise! It will come out in 5-6 rotations, you can do this step in about 10 minutes this way (put down a cloth first, don't scratch the front!)

    Gannon Trueman - Antwort

    I HAVE A WAY TO GET OUT THE STRIPED SCREW. Like you, I had screwed up and tried everything to get the screw out. Do NOT try the glue in that tiny hole, you will get the screw glued permanently in there. The rubber band doesn't work in that tight space either. As desperate as I was, I was trying anything from nail polish to cramming the screw driver in as hard as I possible could. Until I realized that I had a drill. Yes, with the smallest head, I drilled into the screw a little bit, messed with the part I was trying to get out, drilled a little more, messed around, and then finally on my last attempt, I had successfully drilled off the top of the screw rendering the part free. It doesn't matter which drill you use as long as you can fit the head into the hole. Then drill forward like you are trying to drill a hole through wood. Now the only problem is that the remainder of the screw will be stuck in its place. All you really have to do is get a set of pliers and twist that puppy out. And there you go!

    YuuChan - Antwort

    Most likely though, if you have all the other screws out and only have one striped screw, the part should just pop off and you wouldn't have to drill the entire head off the screw.

    YuuChan - Antwort

    Got a brand new #00 screw drive and it striped the first time used it. So now I'm using eyeglass repair kit screw driver and it lasts longer that the one I got of of eBay.

    Acrobatic Mars01 - Antwort

    And I tried all of those tactics that people have been giving and none of them are working.

    Acrobatic Mars01 - Antwort

    The wiha 273 PH #000×40 unsrews it easily! It has a magnet on it!

    Najee - Antwort

    I’m cant get these %#*@ screws out i want to die…

    FRØSTBIT3 - Antwort

    • Hebe die Unterkante des Gehäuseunterteils vom restlichen 3DS weg.

    • Die Hauptplatine ist immer noch mit zwei Flachbandkabeln mit dem Gehäuse verbunden, ziehe deswegen das untere Gehäuse nicht ganz heraus.

    • Löse die Flachbandkabel der Seitentasten mit einem Plastiköffnungswerkzeug aus ihren Anschlüssen auf der Hauptplatine.

    • Entferne das Gehäuseunterteil vom Gerät.

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    • Entferne die beiden 7,7 mm Kreuzschlitzschrauben, welche die Rückseite des Schiebepads an der Hauptplatine befestigen.

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    • Heble die Rückseite des Schiebepads mit dem flachen Ende eines Spudgers von der Hauptplatine weg.

    • Hebe den Joystick des Schiebepads von der Hauptplatine weg und lege ihn auf seine Rückseite, so dass der Verbinder des Flachbandkabels zugänglich ist.

    When reassembling verify that the circle pad control is oriented right. I had to go back in after completion when I realized it wasn't centered.

    Daniel Johnson - Antwort

    I would not disable the back side all the way because it could really mess up your 3DS.

    masterspeggy3 - Antwort

    • Klappe den Sicherungsbügel am ZIF Anschluss des Flachbandkabels zum Schiebepad mit dem Fingernagel oder dem flachen Ende des Spudgers hoch.

    • Achte darauf, dass du nur am scharnierartigen Sicherungsbügel hebelst, nicht am Anschluss selbst.

    • Hebe den Joystick des Schiebepads von der Hauptplatine weg.

    Can you replace a zif socket? The little metal pieces on mine broke off...

    Colton Alverson - Antwort

    YOUR &&^&@@ HAHAHAAHA, no you cant you would have to purchase a new motherboard i feek you bro happened in my first time

    vrobinson -

    The retaining flap on mine broke off, is there any way to fix it?

    Madi Hansen - Antwort

    Don't do this step! it is not necessary. you can skip steps 8 through 20

    S Maduras - Antwort

    Skip steps 8 through 20. It will save a lot of time. Thanks S Maduras for the warning.

    clarissa.vetintegral - Antwort

    • Es empfiehlt sich, die beiden dünnen Scheiben unter dem Joystick des Schiebepads zu entfernen, damit sie nicht so leicht verloren gehen.

    • Hebe die beiden Scheiben mit einem Spudgers oder einem Schraubendreher hoch und entferne sie aus dem Gerät.

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    • Entferne die beiden 4,5 mm Kreuzschlitzschrauben, welche den SD Kartenleser am Motherboard befestigen.

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    • Heble den Stecker am Flachbandkabel zum SD Kartenleser mit dem flachen Ende des Spudgers aus seinem Anschluss auf der Hauptplatine.

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    • Setze das flache Ende des Spudgers zwischen SD Kartenleser und Hauptplatine ein.

    • Lasse den Spudger an den Seiten des SD Kartenlesers entlang laufen, damit er sich vom Klebeband darunter löst.

    • Wenn er abgelöst ist, dann hebe den SD Kartenleser gerade von der Hauptplatine weg.

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    • Schiebe das flache Ende des Spudgers unter die Ecke der Wi-Fi Karte und hebe sie von der Hauptplatine weg.

    • Das Wi-Fi Antennenkabel ist immer noch an der Wi-Fi Karte angeschlossen, du kannst deswegen die Wi-Fi Karte noch nicht ganz entfernen.

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    • Hebe die Wi-Fi Karte von der Hauptplatine weg und drehe sie so, dass die Unterseite nach oben zeigt.

    • Heble den Stecker am Wi-Fi Antennenkabel mit dem flachen Ende des Spudgers aus dem Anschluss auf der Wi-Fi Karte.

    • Entferne die Wi-Fi Karte aus dem Gerät.

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    • Fasse das Flachbandkabel zum Mikrofon mit einer Pinzette in der Nähe des Mikrofons an.

    • Ziehe das Mikrofon gerade aus dem Gehäuseoberteil heraus.

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    • Klappe den Sicherungsbügel am ZIF Anschluss der Lautsprechereinheit mit dem flachen Ende des Spudgers oder dem Fingernagel hoch.

    • Achte darauf, dass du nur an dem scharnierartigen Sicherungsbügel hebelst und nicht am Sockel selbst. Wenn du den Anschluss beschädigst, dann wird die LED Einschaltanzeige deines 3DS beim Einschalten blinken - und sonst wird nichts passieren.

    • Löse das Flachbandkabel zur Lautsprechereinheit mit einer Pinzette ab.

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    • Klappe den Sicherungsbügel am ZIF Anschluss des Flachbandkabels zur Kamera mit dem flachen Ende des Spudgers oder dem Fingernagel hoch.

    • Achte darauf, dass du nur an dem scharnierartigen Sicherungsbügel hebelst und nicht am Sockel selbst.

    • Achte beim Zusammenbau darauf, dass die Goldkontakte zur Hauptplatine hin zeigen (im Gegensatz zu den Goldkontakten am Kamerakabel, die davon weg zeigen).

    Be sure to fit the motherboard inbetween the joystick and volume slider in properly (you can double check by seeing if the volume slider on the outside goes up and down smoothly). When I closed it the first time it was stuck on full volume so I needed to go back in and readjust!

    Veronika Todd - Antwort

    • Entferne sieben Kreuzschlitzschrauben, welche die Hauptplatine am oberen Gehäuse befestigen:

      • Vier goldfarbene 2,5 mm Schrauben

      • Zwei schwarze 3,5 mm Schrauben

      • Eine silberfarbene 2,5 mm Schraube

    • Hebe den Rand der Hauptplatine an, der sich an der Unterkante des 3DS befindet.

    Do yourself a favor and DON'T remove the 2.5 mm silver screw (yellow circle). It just holds in a little plastic bit under the volume control. The board comes out just fine with the screw still in. If you remove it, the plastic bit will fall out at random when you turn over the case.

    First time I took mine apart, I noticed something fall out later, tracked it down and then puzzled over what it was and where it came from.

    Chupi - Antwort

    There is some adhesive where the AC adapter plugs in so I recommend watching out for that

    Devin Stephenson - Antwort

    • Hebe die Hauptplatineneinheit weiter an, und drehe sie, bis sie neben dem Gerät liegt.

    • Klappe den Sicherungsbügel am ZIF Anschluss des Flachbandkabels zum LCD mit dem flachen Ende des Spudgers oder dem Fingernagel hoch.

    • Achte darauf, dass du nur an dem scharnierartigen Sicherungsbügel hebelst und nicht am Sockel selbst.

    Reinserting this ribbon cable is quite difficult. I found opening the case so that it sits upright at a 90 degree angle helps. The first two times I tried reassembling the top display did not work. Turned out that I was not inserting the ribbon cable in enough. I used tweezers to push this in by gently grabbing the ribbon cable. I was continually inspecting the cable for damage but apparently did not damage it. If anyone has a better idea on how to reinsert this cable I think others would greatly appreciate it.

    pbrazis - Antwort

    Putting the cable back in is the hardest part out of all of this (if you can get past the screws near the beginning). If you have a friend that you trust very much and is very gentle, another pair of hands here really will help. If you're without a friend, make sure to use some flat, angled precision tweezers to push the ribbon in with one hand (pointed tweezers will do in a pinch but you'll have to be careful - I put a small dent in the ribbon and thought I'd broke it), and then use a spudge or something in the other to push the flap down.

    Also worth noting is that the ribbon for the top screen also handles the 3D - if you complete the guide and find you are unable to turn the 3D effect off, you didn't insert the ribbon enough, as I had the problem and re-inserting the ribbon fully fixed it.

    malcolmdemaggio - Antwort

    Careful when reassembling -- watch the position of the black wifi antenna wire! I got mine most of the way back together and noticed it wouldn't close all the way. This wire had come out of the little posts holding it in place and was wedged between the screen and motherboard. Now I have to take it all apart again to fix this.

    Also if you're taking the board out of a working unit to get at the CLK signal to backup the NAND chip ("hardmod"), you don't need to remove the difficult ribbon cable in this step, or the other two wide ones at the top right from earlier. Leave them attached and swing the board out. It won't rotate a full 180 degrees to sit flat outside the unit, but you can open the screen 90 degrees to prop the rest up while having the board out on your table.

    Chupi - Antwort

    I recommend not taking it off in the first place, as reattaching it is awfully difficult. You can easily clean out your abxy buttons with it still attached

    Martin - Antwort

    I am having problems re-inserting the three ribbon cables (3DS XL). Do you need to flip up the retaining flaps first? (I just pulled them out of the slots when removing them.

    darren.brundell - Antwort

    • Entferne die Hauptplatineneinheit vom restlichen Gerät.

    Make sure when putting the motherboard back onto the bottom part of the casing that the antenna wire is where it should be - the first time I put this back together the wire got loose and was smooshed in between the casing and the Y and Power buttons, causing them to be stiff/not work. Using the spudge should help in pushing the wire back into the slots along the inside of the case.

    malcolmdemaggio - Antwort

    • Lege die Hauptplatinen-Einheit so ab, dass das untere LCD Seite an Seite zur Hauptplatine liegt.

    • Ziehe mit der Spudgerspitze oder deinen Fingern das weiße Klebeband ab, welches den Stecker am Flachbandkabel zum Touchscreen bedeckt.

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    • Klappe den Sicherungsbügel am ZIF Verbinder des Flachbandkabels zum Touchscreen mit dem Fingernagel oder dem flachen Ende des Spudgers hoch.

    • Achte darauf, dass du nur am scharnierartigen Sicherungsbügel, nicht am Sockel selbst hebelst.

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    • Klappe den Sicherungsbügel am ZIF Verbinder des Flachbandkabels zur Versorgung des unteren LCDs mit dem Fingernagel oder dem flachen Ende des Spudgers hoch.

    • Achte darauf, dass du nur am scharnierartigen Sicherungsbügel, nicht am Sockel selbst hebelst.

    • Ziehe das Flachbandkabel mit einer Pinzette aus dem Anschluss heraus.

    • Fasse das Flachbandkabel mit der Pinzette so nahe wie möglich am Stecker an, um zu vermeiden, dass es reißt.

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    • Klappe den Sicherungsbügel am ZIF Verbinder des Datenkabels zum unteren LCD mit dem Fingernagel oder dem flachen Ende des Spudgers hoch.

    • Achte darauf, dass du nur am scharnierartigen Sicherungsbügel, nicht am Sockel selbst hebelst.

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    • Fasse die untere Displayeinheit an und ziehe sie gerade von der Hauptplatine weg.

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    • Beginne an der unteren rechten Ecke und setze das flache Ende des Spudgers zwischen Touchscreen und LCD Rahmen ein. Heble dann vorsichtig den Touchscreen vom LCD weg.

    • Fahre mit dem Spudger nicht an den Seiten der Displayeinheit entlang, um den Touchscreen abzulösen. Die beiden Teile der Displayeinheit werden von einem recht schwachen Klebeband zusammengehalten. Wenn du mit dem Spudger dazwischen fährst, kann das Klebeband verheddert oder beschädigt werden.

    • Setze den Spudger in die rechte obere Ecke zwischen die beiden Teile ein und trenne den Touchscreen vom LCD Rahmen ab.

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    • Wiederhole das Verfahren für die restlichen beiden Ecken, um den Touchscreen vom LCD Rahmen abzulösen.

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    • Hebe den Touchscreen vorsichtig hoch, um ihn ganz vom unteren LCD zu trennen.

    My 3DS also had a colored frame attached to the touchscreen that was attached with adhesive. This came off reasonably well by prying with the spudger, though I damaged the old touchscreen. The adhesive seemed to be gone after this, but did not give me issues after reassembly.

    pbrazis - Antwort

    • Das untere LCD bleibt übrig.

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