Disassembling KDDI Kyocera A5521K Back Plate

Student-Created Guide

Student-Created Guide

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These instructions will demonstrate how to remove the back plate from the KDDI Kyocera A5521K.

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Edit Step 1 Battery  ¶ 

  • Turn the phone over to expose the battery cover.

  • Apply pressure to the back of the battery cover to slide it down.

  • The battery cover is now separate from the phone.

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Remove the battery by pushing it up and out from the bottom.

  • The battery, cover, and phone should now be separated.

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Edit Step 3 Back Plate  ¶ 

  • Remove the four screws with the Y0 screwdriver.

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Edit Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove the black, rubber screw caps towards the top of the back of the phone to reveal two additional screws.

  • Remove the two screws with a Y0 screwdriver.

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • Rotate the phone 180 degrees.

  • Carefully separate the back plate from the remainder of the phone.

  • The back plate should now be detached from the rest of the phone.

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

For more information, check out the KDDI Kyocera A5521K device page.

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