Introduction

Work area should be lint free, clean and well lit.

Image 1/1: Remove the battery.
  • Open the rear panel to expose the chassis assembly.

  • Remove the battery.

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  • Use a small non-marring plastic opening tool to remove the lower rear cover.

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  • Use a T6 Torq screw to loosen and remove the six screws from the chassis as shown.

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  • Remove the midframe from the phone.

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  • Remove the remaining core assembly from the case, by carefully prying the side release tabs.

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Image 1/3: The navigation ball may come loose at this point. Set it aside with the keypad for reassembly. Image 2/3: The navigation ball may come loose at this point. Set it aside with the keypad for reassembly. Image 3/3: The navigation ball may come loose at this point. Set it aside with the keypad for reassembly.
  • Gently pry the side release tabs to lift the flexing keypad from the frame.

  • The navigation ball may come loose at this point. Set it aside with the keypad for reassembly.

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Image 1/1: Locate the screen's ribbon cable underneath the motherboard, and detach it from the phone.
  • Gently lift the motherboard.

  • Locate the screen's ribbon cable underneath the motherboard, and detach it from the phone.

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Image 1/2: Insert the replacement display assembly and reverse the directions to re-assemble. Image 2/2: Insert the replacement display assembly and reverse the directions to re-assemble.
  • Carefully pry at the sides of the screen until the display assembly is free. Remove the display from the motherboard unit,

  • Insert the replacement display assembly and reverse the directions to re-assemble.

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Conclusion

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

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