Introduction

Note that before removing the Micro-USB port you will need to remove the battery.

Image 1/1: Make sure the entire surface of the display is covered with tape.
  • If the display is damaged use clear packing tape to contain any glass shards.

  • Make sure the entire surface of the display is covered with tape.

  • Wear safety glasses to protect your eyes.

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Image 1/3: Remove the SIM card from the left side of the phone by pressing the small hole and allowing it to eject using the 0.8 screwdriver head. Image 2/3: Remove the two 4mm  screws on the bottom of the phone using the Torx T3 screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove the two 4mm  screws on the bottom of the phone using the Torx T3 screwdriver.
  • Power off your phone.

  • Remove the SIM card from the left side of the phone by pressing the small hole and allowing it to eject using the 0.8 screwdriver head.

  • Remove the two 4mm screws on the bottom of the phone using the Torx T3 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: While lifting up on the suction cup insert an opening pick into the crevice between the screen and back casing to pry the screen off carefully. Image 2/3: Carefully separate the two halves to avoid tearing the volume rocker ribbon cable. Image 3/3: Using the opening tool, disconnect the volume rocker ribbon cable from the base of the phone freeing the two halves of the phone.
  • Press the small suction cup just above the home button.

  • While lifting up on the suction cup insert an opening pick into the crevice between the screen and back casing to pry the screen off carefully.

  • Carefully separate the two halves to avoid tearing the volume rocker ribbon cable.

  • Using the opening tool, disconnect the volume rocker ribbon cable from the base of the phone freeing the two halves of the phone.

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Image 1/1: Remove the silver bracket that was held into place by the three screws just removed.
  • Using the J000 screwdriver head, remove the three 3mm screws holding the bracket in place.

  • Remove the silver bracket that was held into place by the three screws just removed.

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  • Disconnect the battery connection cable by using the plastic opening tool and applying light pressure upwards on the cable.

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Image 1/2: Maneuver the bracket off slowly Image 2/2: Maneuver the bracket off slowly
  • Unscrew the 1mm screw on the top left side of the phone

  • Maneuver the bracket off slowly

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  • Disconnect the 9 cables along the top and right side of motherboard using the plastic opening tool

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  • Unscrew the 3mm screw located on the top left side of the phone with a flat head

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  • Unscrew the four 2mm screws along the right side of the motherboard with a philips head

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  • Carefully lift up the motherboard and using the spudger pry camera from the camera holder

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  • Lift off bottom plastic piece with flat antenna cables

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Conclusion

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

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Indeedthis isaname - Reply

one missing pic in step 9. also any ideas where i can get a replacement part?

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