Introduction

Do you need to access the inner components of your device? Consider using this guide to remove the back cover of your device.

  1. Apply pressure along the bottom of the white panel containing the camera and push upwards. It may take some effort, but it will smoothly slide off. It may take some effort, but it will smoothly slide off.
    • Apply pressure along the bottom of the white panel containing the camera and push upwards.

    • It may take some effort, but it will smoothly slide off.

  2. Unscrew the four of 3.5mm Torx T5 screws that run along the sides of the exposed innards. All screws in the device will use the Torx T5 screwdriver, so keep it handy. All screws in the device will use the Torx T5 screwdriver, so keep it handy.
    • Unscrew the four of 3.5mm Torx T5 screws that run along the sides of the exposed innards.

    • All screws in the device will use the Torx T5 screwdriver, so keep it handy.

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  4. Remove the black protective piece of plastic by sliding it upwards. Remove the two 3.5mm Torx #5 screws holding the protective plastic down on along the sides. A center 3.5mm Torx screw will be covered by "VOID" sticker.
    • Remove the black protective piece of plastic by sliding it upwards.

    • Remove the two 3.5mm Torx #5 screws holding the protective plastic down on along the sides.

    • A center 3.5mm Torx screw will be covered by "VOID" sticker.

    • Either remove the sticker or jam the screwdriver into the screw, and remove the screw.

    • Remove the protective panel by sliding it upwards.

  5. Before removing the back cover, apply some scotch tape to the volume buttons to prevent them from falling out of the back panel. Use a plastic removal device to lever up the top half of the cover.
    • Before removing the back cover, apply some scotch tape to the volume buttons to prevent them from falling out of the back panel.

    • Use a plastic removal device to lever up the top half of the cover.

    • Lift the back panel up and remove it from the device.

Conclusion

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

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