Introduction

This guide will walk you through the steps to remove the display from a Palm T|X.

Orient the device so that the display faces forward.
  • Orient the device so that the display faces forward.

  • Remove the stylus from the right side.

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Turn over the device so that the back panel faces forward.
  • Turn over the device so that the back panel faces forward.

  • Use a T5 Torx screwdriver to remove the four 6.35mm corner screws.

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  • Rotate the device so that the display faces forward.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool with the angled tip pointing downward into the crevice on the left side of the device.

  • Pry along the crevice to loosen the back panel.

  • Repeat this process for the right side.

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  • Carefully pry the back panel to open the device.

  • Be careful not to break the wire that connects the battery pack to the motherboard.

  • When reassembling, snap the back panel back into place and then insert the top cover.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to peel the battery pack from the back panel.

  • The battery pack is glued to the back panel so removing it may require considerable effort.

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  • Use a soldering iron to disconnect the battery wires from the motherboard.

  • For soldering instructions, you can view the Soldering Guide.

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  • Pull straight up on the ribbon cables located on the bottom right of the motherboard to disconnect them.

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  • Lift the mother board out of the device.

  • A weak adhesive attaches the motherboard to the device.

  • The red wire in the picture will not be attached to your device at this point.

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  • Orient the device sideways, as shown in the picture.

  • Lightly push the front of the display to separate it from the front panel.

  • The battery in the picture will not be attached to the device at this point.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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It's not necessary to unsolder the battery back for this at all, as long as you're careful not to pull on the battery wires, all you have to do is leave it attached and make sure it doesn't move too far from the board.

Justin Clifford - Réponse

This stops with the display supposedly still firmly attached to the motherboard. How is this a display replacement procedure?

W. Lichtenberger - Réponse

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