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After removing the circuit board, the bottom LCD screen can easily be removed from the Nintendo DS.

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  1. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 1 of 3 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 2 of 3 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement, Battery: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the cartridge from the console.

    • Use a Phillips #00 Screwdriver to remove the screw securing the battery door to the rear case.

    • Remove the battery door.

    • In the images, it shows that the fixer is using a flathead screwdriver. This flathead screwdriver will work just like the Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

  2. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use a plastic opening tool or spudger to pry out the battery from the bottom. If a plastic opening tool or spudger isn't available, your fingernails may work.

  3. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the battery from the Nintendo DS.

  4. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement, Back Panel: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the seven Y00 screws located on the back.

    • If your DS has a lanyard attached to it, you can remove it to make the process of opening the top-left screw easier.

  5. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 3 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 5, image 2 of 3 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • With your hands, pry the back panel off the main case.

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

  6. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement, Motherboard replacement.: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the four screws on the circuit board.

    • Be careful NOT to slip with the screwdriver, you can damage the circuit board!

  7. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 3 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 7, image 2 of 3 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Unlock the two large ribbon cables by moving the black clip up.

    • Carefully pull the ribbon cables down and out with your fingers.

    • Do not use pliers to pull the cables, as they can be damaged easily.

  8. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the two small ribbon cables, beneath the rightmost large ribbon cable.

    • Slide the locks for the small ribbon cables down to the side, and remove the cables.

    • It may be useful to use tweezers to remove the small ribbon cables.

    • Be careful not to damage the delicate ribbon cables.

  9. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 9, image 1 of 2 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the Wifi antenna pigtail connector.

    • Remove the antenna by grasping it at the head with tweezers. Using a slight rocking motion, pull up to dislodge the connector.

  10. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Feed the ribbon cables through the opening on the board.

    • Pull up and remove the circuit board, and set it aside.

  11. Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement, Bottom LCD Screen: step 11, image 1 of 2 Nintendo DS Bottom LCD Screen Replacement, Bottom LCD Screen: step 11, image 2 of 2
    • Peel off the black cushion foam on the bottom touch screen to expose the ribbon cable.

    • Gently lift the screen out of the base.

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

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