Parts

No parts required.

  • Hold the phone with the back (camera side) facing you. Slide the battery cover off of the phone.

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  • Pull the battery out by lifting the black tab on the left side of the battery.

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  • Remove the camera cover of the phone, using your light blue wedge tool.

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  • Unscrew the four black Torx head screws, found in each corner of the back.

  • Warning: Unscrewing the screw indicated in the picture will void any warranty on the phone.

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  • Unscrew the black Phillips head screw below the right speaker.

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  • After removing the screw, pull up on the motherboard to release it from the circuit board (green tab, see Figure 11). This will simply snap out, and does not require too much force.

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  • Remove the keyboard by unscrewing the two pairs of silver Torx head screws that run along the sliding tracks.

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  • Remove the four silver Phillips head screws from the screened half of the phone.

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  • Use the light blue wedge tool to remove the back. The circuit board will slide out of the slot and will stay attached to the remaining front half of the phone.

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  • Unscrew the four Phillips head screws that attach the screen to the front case.

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  • Remove the circuit board; pull it apart at the orange tab. This will detach the screen from its circuit board.

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  • Attach the new screen by aligning the orange tab with the beige rectangle on the circuit. Secure by pushing down on the bronze piece.

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  • Place screen back into front cover.

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  • Screw the four smallest silver Torx head screws into the circuit board, which will attach it to the front cover.

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  • Feed the circuit board through the back piece.

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  • Use the four Phillips head silver screws to attach the back piece to the front of the phone.

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  • Slide the circuit board through the slot in the keyboard.

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  • Attach the keyboard to the sliding tracks using the four silver Torx screws.

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  • Attach the motherboard to the circuit board, aligning the two white rectangles until they snap into place. Lay motherboard into place.

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  • Secure the motherboard by screwing the small black Phillips head screw into place, located below the right speaker. Note: You may need to remove the right speaker in order to replace this screw.

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  • Place the back cover onto the motherboard, clicking it into place.

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  • Secure the back cover by screwing the four long, black Torx screws into the four corners of the back cover.

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  • Replace the camera cover.

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  • Replace battery, keeping the black tab available to grab.

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  • Slide the battery cover back into place.

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Conclusion

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

Laura Kimberly Simonds

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