Introduction

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

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.
  • 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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Remove the battery by pushing it up and out from the bottom. The battery, cover, and phone should now be separated. The battery, cover, and phone should now be separated.
  • 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. Beneath the covers are screws.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Separate the faceplate from the phone. Separate the faceplate from the phone.
  • 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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