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  1. Carefully remove the top plastic cover. It is held in place by adhesive.
    • Carefully remove the top plastic cover. It is held in place by adhesive.

  2. Remove the two Philipps #0 screws that hold in place the top of the phone frame and slide it off. Remove the two Philipps #0 screws that hold in place the top of the phone frame and slide it off.
    • Remove the two Philipps #0 screws that hold in place the top of the phone frame and slide it off.

  3. Remove the back cover. It mostly just clips off, but has some adhesive in the lower area.
    • Remove the back cover. It mostly just clips off, but has some adhesive in the lower area.

  4. Remove the two Philipps #0 screws securing the battery connector and unplug the later. Remove the two Philipps #0 screws securing the battery connector and unplug the later.
    • Remove the two Philipps #0 screws securing the battery connector and unplug the later.

  5. Remove the 6 Philipps #0 screws securing the lower cover and remove it.
    • Remove the 6 Philipps #0 screws securing the lower cover and remove it.

    • Remove the three Philipps #0 screws holding down the bar that secures the two main lego-style plugs and remove it.

  6. Remove the three  Philipps #0 screws securing the upper cover and remove it.
    • Remove the three Philipps #0 screws securing the upper cover and remove it.

  7. Unplug the remaining ribbon cables
    • Unplug the remaining ribbon cables

    • Remove the last three Philipps #0 screws securing the Motherbard.

    • Now you should be able to replace most components.

    • The screen is held in place from the front by adhesive (or not, in the earlier versions), its cable slides trough the phone to the PCB - It's the large connector in the middle.

    • The battery is glued to the frame firmly. There are three pultabs located underneath the motherboard.

    • Don't forget to remove the sim-tray if you're removing the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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