1. Remove the back cover of the phone
    • Remove the back cover of the phone

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  2. Remove the battery
    • Remove the battery

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    • Unscrew the four screws using the T6 screw driver.

    • If you remove the screw in red, you void the warranty!

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    • Slide the screen up.

    • Remove front silver trim by using a plastic opening tools and wiggle it off.

    • This is difficult to remove, but it should come off if you do it with caution.

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    • Once you remove the rim cover, you should find two more screws on the top. Unscrew them with a T-6 screw driver.

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    • Use the plastic opening tools to remove the entire back off the phone.

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    • Remove the three ribbon cables and the antenna wire by hand.

      • The cable in red is glued to the metal cap. Peel it upwards towards the battery compartment.

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    • The logic board will easily pull straight out.

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    • Remove the black sticker located above the logic board that contains the phone's serial number

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    • Behind the black sticker you should find six small yellow screws. Remove them with a T4 torx screwdriver.

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    • Carefully separate the screen from the body.

    • Make sure to be extra careful with the ribbon!

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    • Slide the silver plate up and you should find four more screws that need to be removed. Use a T-4 screw driver.

      • They are on a black cover located on the bottom of the phone. The black cover will come off

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    • There is one last orange ribbon cable that needs to be pulled and behind it is the cursor

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    • Push the cursor upwards and out of the socket.

    • Gently pull out the white box by pulling straight out of the socket to the right. This is your cursor

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Conclusion

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

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