Yes! I just did the replacement without using any tools, not even a screwdriver. The video that "got it right" is here:
In that video, the guy simply pushes the cylinder to the left, and it pops free, so you really don't see what was holding it in the first place. But after it pops free, when you're doing it yourself, you can see that there are two loops on the cylinder, and a stationary pinchable bracket on the lower right side of the glovebox cavity (similar to the OTHER pinchable bracket holding the bottom of the cylinder that all the other videos struggled with). I found it was easy, after replacing the filter, to just slide the lower of the two loops (the one that causes you to telescope/extend the cylinder further) onto that stationary pinchable bracket. It would be hard to photograph but I'm willing to try if other folks are confused.