Before beginning this installation, make sure phone is powered off . Turn phone over to the backside. Press down on the lower portion of the back cover.
  • Before beginning this installation, make sure phone is powered off .

  • Turn phone over to the backside.

  • Press down on the lower portion of the back cover.

  • Slide the lower portion down to remove the cover and reveal the battery.

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Remove the battery from the phone.
  • Remove the battery from the phone.

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Once the battery is removed, remove the four 9.2 mm screws with the T4 Torx Screwdriver. Once the battery is removed, remove the four 9.2 mm screws with the T4 Torx Screwdriver.
  • Once the battery is removed, remove the four 9.2 mm screws with the T4 Torx Screwdriver.

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Remove side panels with the Plastic Opening Tool by sliding it along the edge of the panel until you can pry it off with the tool. Remove side panels with the Plastic Opening Tool by sliding it along the edge of the panel until you can pry it off with the tool. Remove side panels with the Plastic Opening Tool by sliding it along the edge of the panel until you can pry it off with the tool.
  • Remove side panels with the Plastic Opening Tool by sliding it along the edge of the panel until you can pry it off with the tool.

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Remove the back casing using the Plastic Opening Tool Once the back casing is removed the top two buttons are likely to pop out.
  • Remove the back casing using the Plastic Opening Tool

    • Once the back casing is removed the top two buttons are likely to pop out.

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Locate the two 9.2mm screws on the upper inside casing Remove them using the T4 Torx Screwdriver Slide off the front casing once the screws are removed.
  • Locate the two 9.2mm screws on the upper inside casing

  • Remove them using the T4 Torx Screwdriver

  • Slide off the front casing once the screws are removed.

    • Trackball will fall out once the casing is removed.

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Disconnect the tab attached to the interior casing from the LCD Screen by gently pulling the tab up and away from the phone. Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry the LCD Screen out. Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry the LCD Screen out.
  • Disconnect the tab attached to the interior casing from the LCD Screen by gently pulling the tab up and away from the phone.

  • Use the Plastic Opening Tool to pry the LCD Screen out.

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Grab and remove the middle bar located on the bottom of the phone. Once the bar is removed, a small wire will be revealed.  Remove the wire using your tweezers. There are two places that wire is clipped in. To disconnect the wire, gently pull up on the wire until it pops off of the connector.
  • Grab and remove the middle bar located on the bottom of the phone.

  • Once the bar is removed, a small wire will be revealed. Remove the wire using your tweezers.

    • There are two places that wire is clipped in. To disconnect the wire, gently pull up on the wire until it pops off of the connector.

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Once the wire is removed, locate the six clips located along the phones edges.  There are two on each side, and two on the top. Carefully unhook the clips by hand or with the plastic opening tool to allow the back cover to come off. Carefully unhook the clips by hand or with the plastic opening tool to allow the back cover to come off.
  • Once the wire is removed, locate the six clips located along the phones edges. There are two on each side, and two on the top.

  • Carefully unhook the clips by hand or with the plastic opening tool to allow the back cover to come off.

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With the motherboard revealed, slowly lift it off of the casing. With the motherboard revealed, slowly lift it off of the casing.
  • With the motherboard revealed, slowly lift it off of the casing.

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Conclusion

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

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