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Introduction

We will now disassemble the guts of the phone, including the SIM card reader, vibrating unit, power toggle button, audio speaker, power assembly/microphone, and the battery connector.

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. Hold the phone and push the white button with your thumb. While pressing the button, slide the back plate up (towards the top of the phone) and off the phone. While pressing the button, slide the back plate up (towards the top of the phone) and off the phone.
    • Hold the phone and push the white button with your thumb.

    • While pressing the button, slide the back plate up (towards the top of the phone) and off the phone.

  2. Locate grey buttons beneath battery (shown). Spread buttons simultaneously away from each other and the battery will pop out.
    • Locate grey buttons beneath battery (shown).

    • Spread buttons simultaneously away from each other and the battery will pop out.

    • Remove battery from phone.

  3. Where shown, spread the front faceplate and push forward. Flip over the device, and pry the faceplate away.
    • Where shown, spread the front faceplate and push forward.

    • Flip over the device, and pry the faceplate away.

  4. Remove six T6 screws. Remove six T6 screws.
    • Remove six T6 screws.

  5. Insert spudger between screen assembly and phone body. Spread apart as shown. Avoid damaging the screen assembly by removing the screen slowly.
    • Insert spudger between screen assembly and phone body.

    • Spread apart as shown. Avoid damaging the screen assembly by removing the screen slowly.

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  7. Remove logic board as shown. Remove logic board as shown.
    • Remove logic board as shown.

  8. Use the following legend to locate each component:
    • Use the following legend to locate each component:

    • Microphone/power assembly.

    • Vibrating unit.

    • SIM card reader.

    • Audio speaker.

    • Power toggle button.

    • Battery connector.

  9. Insert spudger between power assembly/micro-phone and phone body. Pry as shown and remove the power assembly/microphone.
    • Insert spudger between power assembly/micro-phone and phone body.

    • Pry as shown and remove the power assembly/microphone.

  10. Once located, the following components are easily removed by pulling them out with your hand.
    • Once located, the following components are easily removed by pulling them out with your hand.

    • Microphone/power assembly.

    • Vibrating unit.

    • SIM card reader.

    • Audio speaker.

    • Power toggle button.

    • Battery connector.

  11. Audio speaker. Audio speaker.
    • Audio speaker.

  12. SIM card reader. SIM card reader.
    • SIM card reader.

  13. Vibrating unit. Vibrating unit.
    • Vibrating unit.

  14. Power toggle button. Power toggle button.
    • Power toggle button.

  15. Battery connector. Battery connector.
    • Battery connector.

Conclusion

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

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