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Revision to Asus Zenfone 4 Max

Maegan West

==== Step one ====
 
Remove* Remove the screws on the base of the phone on either side of the charging port. In order to remove both screws along both sides of the charging port you’ll need a removable head screwdriver with a T4 bit.
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Both screws are very small, making them difficult to see and adjust, so care is needed in their removal.
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Make sure the bit is properly inserted and check to make sure when turning it counter-clockwise that it is loosening.
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After inserting the screwdriver into the screw, begin rotating it counter-clockwise till it becomes loose. (Do

Note: Do
not try to force the screwdriver into the screws in their removal for concern about stripping the screws.)screws.
Remove* Remove the screws on the base of the phone on either side of the charging port. In order to remove both screws along both sides of the charging port you’ll need a removable head screwdriver with a T4 bit.
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Both screws are very small, making them difficult to see and adjust, so care is needed in their removal.
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Make sure the bit is properly inserted and check to make sure when turning it counter-clockwise that it is loosening.
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After inserting the screwdriver into the screw, begin rotating it counter-clockwise till it becomes loose. (Do

Note: Do
not try to force the screwdriver into the screws in their removal for concern about stripping the screws.)screws.
 
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==== Step two ====
 
Remove* Remove the SIM/SSD card slot from the device.
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Using a small pin, either the back of an earring or a tack, insert the pointed end into the small slot for the cardholder.
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Using a minor amount of force, push the pin in until the cardholder clicks open. Then remove the pin and the cardholder from the device.
Remove* Remove the SIM/SSD card slot from the device.
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Using a small pin, either the back of an earring or a tack, insert the pointed end into the small slot for the cardholder.
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Using a minor amount of force, push the pin in until the cardholder clicks open. Then remove the pin and the cardholder from the device.
 
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==== Step three ====
 
Pry open the back case.* In this next step you’ll need a blue opening tool to wedge along the seams of the phone.
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Starting near either of the 4 corners of the device, notice the seam of the case around the front of the device.
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Begin using the opening tool with a moderate amount of force to wedge between the back case and the phone. After getting the opening tool between the seam successfully, gently move it around the edges towards each corner. You will be able to hear and see the back case on each corner come loose until it can be removed. (Do

Note: Do
not use an excessive amount of force when prying open the seams, this can damage the casing of the phone and other vital parts.)parts.
Pry open the back case.* In this next step you’ll need a blue opening tool to wedge along the seams of the phone.
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Starting near either of the 4 corners of the device, notice the seam of the case around the front of the device.
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Begin using the opening tool with a moderate amount of force to wedge between the back case and the phone. After getting the opening tool between the seam successfully, gently move it around the edges towards each corner. You will be able to hear and see the back case on each corner come loose until it can be removed. (Do

Note: Do
not use an excessive amount of force when prying open the seams, this can damage the casing of the phone and other vital parts.)parts.
 
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==== Step one ====
 
* Locate the panel below the two cameras on the top left corner of the phone.
* Using a the removable head screwdriver and a PH0 bit, begin removing the single screw by inserting the screw driver and rotating counterclockwise until the panel is detached.
* After this remove the panel and place it off to the side with the exact screw.
 
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==== Step two ======= Removing the cameras ===
==== Step two ======= Removing the cameras ===
 
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[image|1590703]==== Step one ====
 
==== Step ====* Using needle nosed tweezers, gently lift the camera out of the phone by pulling on the tab beneath the camera.
* Begin with the camera on the left and then continue on to the camera on the right. Place them to the side with the detached panel.

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==== Step ====* Using needle nosed tweezers, gently lift the camera out of the phone by pulling on the tab beneath the camera.
* Begin with the camera on the left and then continue on to the camera on the right. Place them to the side with the detached panel.

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======= Replacing the cameras ===

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Step sevenOne ====

* Using the same needle nosed tweezers, place the new cameras in the empty camera slots. Begin by gently placing the first camera in the righter most side and then place the second camera on the left.
* Make sure the camera is securely placed.
======= Replacing the cameras ===

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Step sevenOne ====

* Using the same needle nosed tweezers, place the new cameras in the empty camera slots. Begin by gently placing the first camera in the righter most side and then place the second camera on the left.
* Make sure the camera is securely placed.
 
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==== Step eighttwo ====

* Using the removeable head screwdriver with the PH0 bit, screw the detached panel back into its place beneath the cameras by twisting the screw in a clockwise direction.
* Snap the back onto the back of the phone.
==== Step eighttwo ====

* Using the removeable head screwdriver with the PH0 bit, screw the detached panel back into its place beneath the cameras by twisting the screw in a clockwise direction.
* Snap the back onto the back of the phone.
 
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==== Step ninethree ====

* Using the removeable head screwdriver and the AT3 bit, replace the screws on the bottom of the phone. Turn the screwdriver clockwise to replace screws.
==== Step ninethree ====

* Using the removeable head screwdriver and the AT3 bit, replace the screws on the bottom of the phone. Turn the screwdriver clockwise to replace screws.
 
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==== Step tenfour ====

* Place the SIM card back into the SIM/SSD slot and close.
==== Step tenfour ====

* Place the SIM card back into the SIM/SSD slot and close.
 
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