Introduction

Be careful with the LCD screen. It is fragile.

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  • First remove the back cover of your phone to expose the battery.

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  • Turn the phone over and remove the battery by using your thumb to push forward on the battery and then lift it.

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Image 1/2: When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up. Image 2/2: When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up.
  • Take the battery out

  • When reassembling, make sure that the battery contacts match up.

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  • Remove the four 4.9mm T6 Torx screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone

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  • Remove the two 4.3mm #00 Phillips screws that secure the back panel to the rest of the phone

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Image 1/3: Insert the plastic opening tool along the seams at different points to it pry up Image 2/3: This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step. Image 3/3: This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the clips off

  • Insert the plastic opening tool along the seams at different points to it pry up

  • This may require a bit of force. The USB port cover may fall off in this step.

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  • Remove the one 3.3mm #00 screw.

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Image 1/2: Be aware of the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard inside the phone. Image 2/2: Be aware of the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard inside the phone.
  • Use your finger or the plastic opening tool to unclip the board.

  • Be aware of the ribbon cable connected to the motherboard inside the phone.

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  • Peel off the yellow piece of tape from the phone

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Image 1/3: Pull on the ribbon cable gently with your fingers Image 2/3: Pull on the ribbon cable gently with your fingers Image 3/3: Pull on the ribbon cable gently with your fingers
  • First flip up the retaining flap with your fingernail or a plastic opening tool.

  • Pull on the ribbon cable gently with your fingers

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  • Split apart the motherboard and front panel. Remove the other yellow piece of tape off of the end of the ribbon cable.

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  • Gently pull on the ribbon cable to separate the motherboard.

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  • Pry the LCD screen out using the plastic opening tool and remove it using your fingers.

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Conclusion

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

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