Depress the battery cover release button and remove the battery cover Remove the battery from the phone before continuing.
  • Depress the battery cover release button and remove the battery cover

  • Remove the battery from the phone before continuing.

  • Slide the yellow button toward the battery to eject the SIM card

  • Remove the MicroSD card from the SD slot (if present)

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There will be a silver bezel around the edge (the dog ate mine!) Insert pry tool near the padlock icon and gently work your way around the bezel to pry it off and reveal the screws.
  • There will be a silver bezel around the edge (the dog ate mine!)

  • Insert pry tool near the padlock icon and gently work your way around the bezel to pry it off and reveal the screws.

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Grab your T5 Torx screwdriver, and remove all 8 screws Be careful when taking out screws. The silver ones go in the corners, black ones in the middle
  • Grab your T5 Torx screwdriver, and remove all 8 screws

  • Be careful when taking out screws. The silver ones go in the corners, black ones in the middle

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With the 8 screws removed, you can gently pry the back cover off. Be gentle, as it is still connected by a ribbon cable Gently pry ribbon cable off, and then you will have the back cover fully removed
  • With the 8 screws removed, you can gently pry the back cover off. Be gentle, as it is still connected by a ribbon cable

  • Gently pry ribbon cable off, and then you will have the back cover fully removed

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The next step is to remove the board. There are 3 ribbon cables connected to it Disconnect the first ribbon cable
  • The next step is to remove the board.

  • There are 3 ribbon cables connected to it

  • Disconnect the first ribbon cable

  • When you remove the second ribbon cable it will reveal the third ribbon cable

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With the 3 ribbon cables disconnected you can gently pry the board up and away from phone With the board removed, you can then simply lift out the LCD display With the board removed, you can then simply lift out the LCD display
  • With the 3 ribbon cables disconnected you can gently pry the board up and away from phone

  • With the board removed, you can then simply lift out the LCD display

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Once the LCD is removed, the handset disassembled.
  • Once the LCD is removed, the handset disassembled.

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Conclusion

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

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