Image 1/1: Remove both the battery and the SD card (Press SD card in to release)
  • 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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Image 1/1: Insert the flat end between the back and front enclosure, working your way around the rim.
  • 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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Image 1/1: It is best to start with the tab found on the top center of the phone, as it is easiest to locate.
  • 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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Image 1/2: Be sure to not separate too quickly or you risk breaking an attached tab. Image 2/2: 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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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