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Be prepared with the tools listed and also be cautious while going through the steps in this guide as the phone components are quite fragile.

Image 1/2: Locate the groove on the bottom left corner of the back of the phone. Image 2/2: Insert the plastic opening tool into the groove and pry it open.
  • Make sure device is disconnected and turned off.

  • Locate the groove on the bottom left corner of the back of the phone.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the groove and pry it open.

  • Lift the back cover of the phone using your hands.

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  • Pry the battery out using the plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/1: Red circles correspond to the screw holes holding 3.5 mm length Phillips screws.
  • Remove the 12 screws on the back panel using a J000 screwdriver.

  • Red circles correspond to the screw holes holding 3.5 mm length Phillips screws.

  • Orange circles correspond to the screw holes holding 2.5 mm length Phillips screws.

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Image 1/3: Remove the back panel slowly to avoid breaking it. Image 2/3: Remove the back panel slowly to avoid breaking it. Image 3/3: Remove the back panel slowly to avoid breaking it.
  • Peel off the back panel with your hand.

  • Remove the back panel slowly to avoid breaking it.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove the ribbon cable with tweezers. Image 2/3: The ribbon cable is sensitve and needs to be removed carefully to insure its integrity. Image 3/3: Remove the back camera using tweezers.
  • Flip up the ZIF flap using the spudger.

  • Gently remove the ribbon cable with tweezers.

  • The ribbon cable is sensitve and needs to be removed carefully to insure its integrity.

  • Remove the back camera using tweezers.

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Conclusion

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

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