Remove the back of the phone by pushing firmly with your thumbs up towards the camera.
  • Remove the back of the phone by pushing firmly with your thumbs up towards the camera.

  • Remove both the battery and the SD card (Press SD card in to release)

  • Locate and remove the four Torx screws highlighted in the photo, with the phone laying face down on your work space.

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Carefully pry the inside back cover from the device using an appropriate size plastic opening tool or small flathead screwdriver.
  • Carefully pry the inside back cover from the device using an appropriate size plastic opening tool or small flathead screwdriver.

  • Insert the flat end between the back and front enclosure, working your way around the rim.

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Gently  depress and release the small plastic tabs around the rim in the front enclosure, highlighted here.
  • Gently depress and release the small plastic tabs around the rim in the front enclosure, highlighted here.

  • It is best to start with the tab found on the top center of the phone, as it is easiest to locate.

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Carefully separate the front and back enclosures once all of the clips have been disengaged. Be sure to not separate too quickly or you risk breaking an attached tab.
  • Carefully separate the front and back enclosures once all of the clips have been disengaged.

  • Be sure to not separate too quickly or you risk breaking an attached tab.

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Locate the four metal tabs on the top and bottom of the camera holding the camera enclosure to the motherboard. Locate the four metal tabs on the top and bottom of the camera holding the camera enclosure to the motherboard. Locate the four metal tabs on the top and bottom of the camera holding the camera enclosure to the motherboard.
  • Locate the four metal tabs on the top and bottom of the camera holding the camera enclosure to the motherboard.

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Using a pair of metal tweezers, simultaneously depress both tabs on one side of the camera enclosure and gently pull up until tabs come free.  Repeat for the opposite side. Using a pair of metal tweezers, simultaneously depress both tabs on one side of the camera enclosure and gently pull up until tabs come free.  Repeat for the opposite side.
  • Using a pair of metal tweezers, simultaneously depress both tabs on one side of the camera enclosure and gently pull up until tabs come free. Repeat for the opposite side.

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Pull the released camera enclosure away from the motherboard until it is completely free. Pull the released camera enclosure away from the motherboard until it is completely free.
  • Pull the released camera enclosure away from the motherboard until it is completely free.

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Now with camera unit exposed, gently wiggle the camera as you pull away from the phone to remove it. Now with camera unit exposed, gently wiggle the camera as you pull away from the phone to remove it.
  • Now with camera unit exposed, gently wiggle the camera as you pull away from the phone to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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