HTC Evo 4G Kickstand Replacement

Kickstand replacement.

Replace a faulty or worn-out kickstand.

Sections

Edit Step 1 Rear Panel  ¶ 

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Edit Step 1 Rear Panel  ¶ 

  • Gently insert an iPod opening tool between the rear panel and the inner rear frame near the headphone jack.

  • Use your iPod opening tool to pry up the rear case around the perimeter of the Evo.

Edit Step 2  ¶ 

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Edit Step 2  ¶ 

  • Lift the rear panel off of the inner rear frame.

Edit Step 3 Battery  ¶ 

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Edit Step 3 Battery  ¶ 

  • Using the tip of your finger, lift the battery from the end closest to the camera.

  • Remove the battery from the rear inner frame.

Edit Step 4 MicroSD card  ¶ 

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Edit Step 4 MicroSD card  ¶ 

  • Use the flat end of a spudger to pry up the red MicroSD retainer attached to the inner frame.

  • The retainer will move about 1 mm and stop. Do not attempt to completely remove the MicroSD card retainer.

Edit Step 5  ¶ 

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Edit Step 5  ¶ 

  • Use a pair of tweezers to carefully pull the MicroSD card out of its slot in the inner rear frame.

Edit Step 6 Rear Inner Frame  ¶ 

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Edit Step 6 Rear Inner Frame  ¶ 

  • Remove six T5 Torx screws securing the rear inner frame to the inner case.

Edit Step 7  ¶ 

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Edit Step 7  ¶ 

  • Gently insert an iPod opening tool between the rear inner frame and its plastic surround near the Micro HDMI port.

  • Carefully pry the top edge of the rear inner frame away from the front surround of the Evo.

Edit Step 8  ¶ 

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Edit Step 8  ¶ 

  • Insert the iPod opening tool between the rear inner frame and its plastic surround and pry up at several points along the left edge of the Evo.

Edit Step 9  ¶ 

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Edit Step 9  ¶ 

  • Continue the prying procedure, now focusing on detaching the plastic surround from the bottom of the Evo.

  • Pry up the rear inner frame along the right edge using the method described in previous steps.

  • Eventually work around the entire perimeter of the rear inner frame until it is lifted slightly from the inner case.

Edit Step 10  ¶ 

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Edit Step 10  ¶ 

  • Remove the rear inner frame from the rest of the Evo.

Edit Step 11 Kickstand  ¶ 

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Edit Step 11 Kickstand  ¶ 

  • Remove the five Phillips screws securing the kickstand to the rear inner frame.

  • Remove the kickstand from the rear inner frame.

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

For more information, check out the HTC Evo 4G device page.

Required Tools

Phillips #00 Screwdriver

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Spudger

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T5 Torx Screwdriver

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Tweezers

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Where can you buy a replacment Kickstand for the HTC EVO ?

danielhana, · Reply

where do you get a new kickstand

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