Introduction

These instructions will demonstrate how to remove the faceplate from the KDDI Kyocera A5521K.

  1. Turn the phone over to expose the battery cover.
    • Turn the phone over to expose the battery cover.

    • Apply pressure to the back of the battery cover to slide it down.

    • The battery cover is now separate from the phone.

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  2. Remove the battery by pushing it up and out from the bottom.
    • Remove the battery by pushing it up and out from the bottom.

    • The battery, cover, and phone should now be separated.

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    • Pry, with a metal probe, the black covers that are located by the pivoting joints of the phone.

      • Beneath the covers are screws.

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    • Remove the screws using a Y0 screwdriver.

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    • Use the iPod pry tool to remove the outer screen.

      • Two screws are now visible.

      • Be careful not to crack the screen upon removal. It is adhered strongly to the phone.

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    • Use the Y0 screwdriver to remove the screws.

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    • Use the iPod pry tool to loosen the faceplate from the phone.

      • Slide the pry tool along the entire crease of the faceplate to completely detach it.

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    • Separate the faceplate from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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