Introduction

Use this guide to remove the back cover and access the motherboard.

Image 1/3: The panel will slide down about 2mm. Image 2/3: Lift the panel away from the phone. Image 3/3: Lift the panel away from the phone.
  • Hold the phone with the screen facing down. Push the back cover firmly down and slide it towards you.

  • The panel will slide down about 2mm.

  • Lift the panel away from the phone.

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  • Lift the battery out from the bottom edge.

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Image 1/1: Pry the back case off of the phone working your way around the edges until the panel is freed from the phone.
  • Insert the edge of an opening tool between the back cover and the phone body on the top edge (not to be confused with the edge where the phone slides).

  • Pry the back case off of the phone working your way around the edges until the panel is freed from the phone.

  • Be careful when pulling the spudger down the side by the charging port. The plastic cover may bend or snap.

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Image 1/3: Pull the back cover away from the phone. Image 2/3: Remove the power button if it has not already come off. Image 3/3: Remove the power button if it has not already come off.
  • While removing the back cover do not lose the power button. It is held in place by the back cover and may fall off during removal.

  • Pull the back cover away from the phone.

  • Remove the power button if it has not already come off.

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Conclusion

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

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