Introduction

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.

Make sure device is disconnected and turned off. Locate the groove on the bottom left corner of the back of the phone.
  • 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.

Pry the battery out using the plastic opening tool.
  • Pry the battery out using the plastic opening tool.

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Remove the 12 screws on the back panel using a  J000 screwdriver.
  • 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.

Peel off the back panel with your hand. Remove the back panel slowly to avoid breaking it. 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.

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.
  • 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.

Conclusion

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

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