Image 1/3: Take the back cover off by pressing on the small silver button while pulling back then up on the case. Image 2/3: Place the back of the case aside for now. Image 3/3: Place the back of the case aside for now.
  • Flip the HP iPAQ HW6515 over with the screen facing down.

  • Take the back cover off by pressing on the small silver button while pulling back then up on the case.

  • Place the back of the case aside for now.

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  • Remove the battery by pulling up on the black tab.

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Image 1/3: Unscrew the inside middle screw using a Phillips 00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: "Warranty VOID if broken" sticker might be covering the middle screw, if this is the case, peel it off to reveal the screw. Image 3/3: "Warranty VOID if broken" sticker might be covering the middle screw, if this is the case, peel it off to reveal the screw.
  • Unscrew the four outside screws using the T6 hexagonal star screwdriver.

  • Unscrew the inside middle screw using a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

  • "Warranty VOID if broken" sticker might be covering the middle screw, if this is the case, peel it off to reveal the screw.

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Image 1/3: Slide the plastic opening tool along the seam until the two halves of the case separate. Image 2/3: Slide the plastic opening tool along the seam until the two halves of the case separate. Image 3/3: Slide the plastic opening tool along the seam until the two halves of the case separate.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry apart the covers along the bottom of the phone.

  • Slide the plastic opening tool along the seam until the two halves of the case separate.

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  • Unplug the sensor wire that connects the two halves of the case before pulling the two halves apart. Not doing so will damage the sensor wire.

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  • Use a 00 Phillips screwdriver to remove the three small screws holding down the motherboard.

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Image 1/1: It is fine if one of the left connectors comes off along with the tape.
  • Peel back the black tape that covers the connector.

  • It is fine if one of the left connectors comes off along with the tape.

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Image 1/3: Use a screwdriver to get under the tape and disconnect the tape from the black tab. Image 2/3: Use a screwdriver to get under the tape and disconnect the tape from the black tab. Image 3/3: Use a screwdriver to get under the tape and disconnect the tape from the black tab.
  • Lift the black tab to a 45 degree angle.

  • Use a screwdriver to get under the tape and disconnect the tape from the black tab.

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Image 1/2: Disconnect the wire connecting the motherboard to the front casing. Using too much force will damage this wire. Image 2/2: Disconnect the wire connecting the motherboard to the front casing. Using too much force will damage this wire.
  • Gently pry the motherboard out of the front casing, bottom first.

  • Disconnect the wire connecting the motherboard to the front casing. Using too much force will damage this wire.

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Conclusion

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

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