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  1. Battery Disconnect, SIM Card: step 1, image 1 of 2 Battery Disconnect, SIM Card: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Insert a SIM card eject tool, bit, or a straightened paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray.

    • Press to eject the tray.

  2. Battery Disconnect: step 2, image 1 of 2 Battery Disconnect: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the SIM card tray from the phone.

    • The SIM card(s) and SD card will fall out of the tray easily.

    • When reinserting the tray, ensure the SIM card and SD card are in the correct slots and oriented correctly.

    • For dual-SIM versions of this phone, there may be two SIM cards. Ensure the SIM cards are placed in the slots corresponding to the correct phone lines.

  3. Battery Disconnect, Back Cover: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • The back cover is held in place by plastic clips.

    • Insert an opening pick between the screen and the back cover on the bottom of the phone where the charging port is located.

  4. Battery Disconnect: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick to the bottom left corner to release the clips.

  5. Battery Disconnect: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick along the left edge to the top left corner of the phone, to release the clips.

  6. Battery Disconnect: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick from the top left corner to the top right corner to release the plastic clips.

  7. Battery Disconnect: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick from the top right corner to the bottom right corner to release the remaining clips.

  8. Battery Disconnect: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the back cover.

  9. Battery Disconnect, Motherboard Cover: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove screws from the motherboard antenna cover.

    • 3 Phillips #00, 3mm length.

  10. Battery Disconnect: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Use the tip of a spudger or tweezers to remove the antenna cover.

  11. Battery Disconnect: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Remove screws from the motherboard cover.

    • 3 Phillips #00, 3mm length

  12. Battery Disconnect: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Use the tip of a spudger or tweezers to remove the motherboard cover.

  13. Battery Disconnect, Battery Disconnect: step 13, image 1 of 2 Battery Disconnect, Battery Disconnect: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the battery by prying the connector straight up from its socket.

  14. Battery Disconnect: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Gently flex the battery connector away from its socket.

Conclusion

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

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Thomas Boland

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2 Comments

Do I need to heat up the screen of my phone to make it easier for me to get the back cover off of my phone?

Pifase - Reply

no, it just clips on, there's no adhesive

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