Use your nail or a spudger to pry up the back cover of the device.
  • Use your nail or a spudger to pry up the back cover of the device.

Slide your finger around the rest of the back cover, lifting it completely off of the device.
  • Slide your finger around the rest of the back cover, lifting it completely off of the device.

Remove all ten of the screws on the inside cover using the screwdriver with a PH00 Phillips head.
  • Remove all ten of the screws on the inside cover using the screwdriver with a PH00 Phillips head.

Pry up the inside cover the same way as in the first step.
  • Pry up the inside cover the same way as in the first step.

Lift up on the small black tab at the connection point to unlock the flex ribbon cable  using the tweezers.
  • Lift up on the small black tab at the connection point to unlock the flex ribbon cable using the tweezers.

Remove the front facing camera with tweezers.
  • Remove the front facing camera with tweezers.

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Carefully pry up the gray metal piece on the end of the flex ribbon cable using tweezers.
  • Carefully pry up the gray metal piece on the end of the flex ribbon cable using tweezers.

Remove the back facing camera with the tweezers.
  • Remove the back facing camera with the tweezers.

Carefully remove the battery connector from the system board using the tweezers.
  • Carefully remove the battery connector from the system board using the tweezers.

Lift up on the small black tab to unlock the LCD screen flex ribbon cable using the tweezers.
  • Lift up on the small black tab to unlock the LCD screen flex ribbon cable using the tweezers.

Carefully remove the LCD screen flex ribbon cable from the system board using the tweezers.
  • Carefully remove the LCD screen flex ribbon cable from the system board using the tweezers.

Carefully remove the USB flex ribbon cable from the connection point on the system board using the tweezers.
  • Carefully remove the USB flex ribbon cable from the connection point on the system board using the tweezers.

Remove the two Phillips using the screwdriver with a PH00 Phillips head.
  • Remove the two Phillips using the screwdriver with a PH00 Phillips head.

Remove the motherboard from the device.
  • Remove the motherboard from the device.

Remove the 6 PH00 Phillips screws.
  • Remove the 6 PH00 Phillips screws.

The battery can now be removed from the device.
  • The battery can now be removed from the device.

Conclusion

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

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