Category: Laptop Repair and Servcie
Contents of this article
- How to remove the case
- How to remove the battery
- How to replace the switch
Nintendo Wii U GamePad
Face the GamePad down and unscrew the two Phillips #00 screws which are attached to the battery cover. Lift up and remove the battery cover.
With your finger on the battery connector, pull downwards toward the base of the GamePad to disconnect it. Pull upwards from the bottom of the battery to release it.
Remove the ten 8.9mm Tri-wing Y1 screws hidden underneath square stickers. Lift up the back plate. The back plate is still connected by a cable to the motherboard.
Unplug the connector that connects the back plate to the motherboard. Remove the back plate.
Take out the left and right shoulder buttons in the upper corners. Remove the ZR and ZL trigger buttons by lifting up and sliding outward.
Remove the top rubber cover by pulling it off of its mounts to access one of the mounting screws. Remove the four 5.2mm Phillips #0 screws.
Use a spudger to lift the tab which releases the blue ribbon cable. Remove the analog stick and button cover.
Use your thumb and push the connector towards the rightmost edge to disconnect the analog stick cable connector.
Remove the two 9.0mm Tri-wing Y0 screws. Lift out the analog stick.