Image 1/1: Make note that two of the screws closest to the hinge are longer than the other two.
  • There are 4 black screws that need to be removed on the top of the lid. A 1.5mm flathead screwdriver will work on the star shaped screw heads.

  • Make note that two of the screws closest to the hinge are longer than the other two.

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Image 1/2: ''When reassembling you may need to press the front and back of the lid together when inserting these side screws so that the holes align.'' Image 2/2: ''When reassembling you may need to press the front and back of the lid together when inserting these side screws so that the holes align.''
  • Remove the two side screws.

  • When reassembling you may need to press the front and back of the lid together when inserting these side screws so that the holes align.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Use a plastic opening tool to remove the screen cover from the rest of the lid.

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Image 1/2: ''If reassembling from a previous step make sure the ribbon cable is properly situated before securing the front cover.'' Image 2/2: ''If reassembling from a previous step make sure the ribbon cable is properly situated before securing the front cover.''
  • Your phone should look like the picture to the left.

  • If reassembling from a previous step make sure the ribbon cable is properly situated before securing the front cover.

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Image 1/3: This will release the logic board from the back case. Image 2/3: Lift the board out of the case starting with the top. Continue to fold it forwards to access the ribbon cable still connecting it. Image 3/3: Lift the board out of the case starting with the top. Continue to fold it forwards to access the ribbon cable still connecting it.
  • Remove one screw located on the left side of the phone with the pictured orientation in mind.

  • This will release the logic board from the back case.

  • Lift the board out of the case starting with the top. Continue to fold it forwards to access the ribbon cable still connecting it.

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Image 1/3: The ribbon cable will be connected underneath the logic board.  A small amount of force is required to disconnect them. Image 2/3: ''Although some force is required to lift up the board, be careful as to not bend any of the pins on either side.'' Image 3/3: ''Although some force is required to lift up the board, be careful as to not bend any of the pins on either side.''
  • Pull the logic board out with a pry stick gently from bottom to top at the current orientation.

  • The ribbon cable will be connected underneath the logic board. A small amount of force is required to disconnect them.

  • Although some force is required to lift up the board, be careful as to not bend any of the pins on either side.

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Image 1/2: Gently unplug the ribbon by pulling it to the left with the pictured orientation in mind. Image 2/2: ''Be careful when unplugging connector as the ribbon connecting piece is extremely fragile.'''
  • Lift speaker towards yourself out of the white plastic container.

  • Gently unplug the ribbon by pulling it to the left with the pictured orientation in mind.

  • Be careful when unplugging connector as the ribbon connecting piece is extremely fragile.'

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Conclusion

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

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