Image 1/3: Place the device face down on a flat surface. Image 2/3: Remove the back panel with the plastic opening tool by sliding the tool around the edge of the panel. Image 3/3: Remove the back panel with the plastic opening tool by sliding the tool around the edge of the panel.
  • Power off the device before you begin disassembly.

  • Place the device face down on a flat surface.

  • Remove the back panel with the plastic opening tool by sliding the tool around the edge of the panel.

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Image 1/3: Remove the silver plate that sits on top of the camera lens. Image 2/3: Remove the silver plate that sits on top of the camera lens. Image 3/3: Remove the silver plate that sits on top of the camera lens.
  • Unplug the ribbon that connects to the camera by pulling outward on it with tweezers.

  • Remove the silver plate that sits on top of the camera lens.

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  • Use tweezers to grab the speaker cable near the white plug and pull to disconnect it.

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  • Gently pull outward on the ribbon to with tweezers to disconnect it.

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  • Peel back the tape covering the ribbons.

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  • Unplug the 3 ribbons by pulling outward on them with a pair of tweezers.

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Image 1/3: Use tweezers to lift back the battery connector, which is located directly under the pressure plate. Image 2/3: Use tweezers to lift back the battery connector, which is located directly under the pressure plate. Image 3/3: Use tweezers to lift back the battery connector, which is located directly under the pressure plate.
  • Remove two 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screws holding down the pressure plate.

  • Use tweezers to lift back the battery connector, which is located directly under the pressure plate.

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Image 1/2: Remove one 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screw. Image 2/2: Remove one 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screw.
  • Remove seven 3.7 mm Phillips #00 screws.

  • Remove one 2.7 mm Phillips #00 screw.

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  • Slide the tweezers under the motherboard and lift up to remove the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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