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Article Number: 000144813

Recycling Dell Monitors - How to Get Disassembly Instructions for Dell Monitors

Summary: This article provides information about how to get disassembly instructions of a Dell monitor for recycling.

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Looking for disassembly or teardown instructions for your Dell monitor? Third-party recyclers require proper instructions for removing parts and general product disassembly instructions to ensure that they can recycle the units effectively.


If you are looking to recycle your Dell monitor through a third-party recycler, they require general product disassembly instructions. Instructions for removing parts in each product can usually be found in the user manual of the product. However, the user manual for Dell monitors does not contain disassembly or teardown instructions for safety reasons.


NOTE: The user manual or user guide of Dell monitors does not contain disassembly or teardown instructions.
WARNING: Dell does not recommend disassembling any part of the monitor during troubleshooting. Using the disassembly or teardown instructions to troubleshoot any issue with the monitor may cause serious injury and/or safety hazard.

To get the disassembly or teardown instructions for your Dell monitor for recycling purposes only, go to the website, identify your Dell monitor, and find the manuals under the Documentation tab. If you are unable to access the information, send an email to with information about your Dell monitor such as the model number and/or Service Tag (if available).

  1. Teardown instructions are available in English only. Translation to any non-English language is not available.
  2. Teardown instructions are available for Dell monitors shipped from the calendar year 2018 onwards only.
    NOTE: Disassembly instructions for Dell monitors shipped before 2018 are not available.
  3. For models with multiple second-tier manufacturers, instructions are provided in the teardown manual upon identifying the appropriate manufacturer and the associated process for that product.

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Affected Product

Alienware and Dell Gaming Monitors, C Series, D Series, E Series, P Series, S Series, SE Series, UltraSharp Premier (UP) Series, UltraSharp (U) Series

Last Published Date

15 Mar 2022



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