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Introduction

This guide is a step by step process to remove the top cover of the phone. It is the preliminary step, in order to gain access into the upper section of the phone.

Image 1/1: Check if there is a microSD card in the slot behind the door on the side.  If so, remove it by first pushing it in, then pulling it out.
  • Turn off the phone.

  • Check if there is a microSD card in the slot behind the door on the side. If so, remove it by first pushing it in, then pulling it out.

  • Position the phone so that the back side is in view.

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Image 1/3: Apply pressure on the cover while simultaneously sliding the cover downward. Image 2/3: Apply pressure on the cover while simultaneously sliding the cover downward. Image 3/3: Apply pressure on the cover while simultaneously sliding the cover downward.
  • Remove the back battery cover.

    • Apply pressure on the cover while simultaneously sliding the cover downward.

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Image 1/3: Position the phone so that the battery won't fall out of the phone. Image 2/3: The battery lifts out of the phone fast and easily. Image 3/3: Carefully lift the battery out of the phone.
  • Insert the iPod opening tool between the base of the phone and the phone battery.

  • Position the phone so that the battery won't fall out of the phone.

    • The battery lifts out of the phone fast and easily.

  • Carefully lift the battery out of the phone.

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Image 1/1: Face the front cover forward.
  • Close the phone.

  • Face the front cover forward.

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Image 1/2: Place the iPod opening tool into the opening. Image 2/2: Slightly prop up the top section by lifting the tool.
  • Locate the 4.5 mm notch at the top of the phone.

  • Place the iPod opening tool into the opening.

  • Slightly prop up the top section by lifting the tool.

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Image 1/3: Gently lift the top cover away from the phone using the iPod opening tool. Image 2/3: This unlatches each hook that connects the top cover to the phone. Image 3/3: Repeat for both the left and the right sides of the phone.
  • Wedge the iPod opening tool between the top cover and the phone.

  • Gently lift the top cover away from the phone using the iPod opening tool.

    • This unlatches each hook that connects the top cover to the phone.

  • Repeat for both the left and the right sides of the phone.

  • Place the top cover aside once the top cover is completely disconnected from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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