1. Locate the antenna (shown in red box) at the top of the phone when closed.
    • Locate the antenna (shown in red box) at the top of the phone when closed.

  2. Using your thumb and index finger, grip the antenna near its base and unscrew counter clockwise.  Once loose, remove the antenna by pulling it from its insert hole.
    • Using your thumb and index finger, grip the antenna near its base and unscrew counter clockwise. Once loose, remove the antenna by pulling it from its insert hole.

    • Locate the back side of the phone.

    • The battery is the large main compartment (red box).

    • Use your finger to slide the latch (circled) upwards.

    • While holding the latch up, pull the battery off the phone.

    • The back of the phone will look like this when the battery is correctly removed.

    • Peel the rubber indicated toward the top of the phone

    • Remove the screw that sits underneath the rubber covering.

    • Remove the five (5) total screws using a Philips head screwdriver.

    • Use spudger and insert it towards the bottom of the phone as pictured.

    • Carefully working yourself around the phone with the spudger, pry it open. This may require a bit of force.

    • The volume control button will be loose, so make sure to take it out once the rear case is fully removed.

    • The back case should now be completely removed and the motherboard will be visible.

Conclusion

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

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