Introduction

Internal components of a cell phone device are protected by a plastic frame (i.e. motherboard, keyboard, screen, etc.)

Image 1/1: The camera lens should be towards the top of the phone.
  • Flip the phone over to have the rear cover facing up.

    • The camera lens should be towards the top of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Lift the cover off phone and remove it. Image 2/2: Lift the cover off phone and remove it.
  • Slide the cover up, towards the top of phone, to unlock the battery cover.

  • Lift the cover off phone and remove it.

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  • Use your finger to push the top of the battery downwards and lift the battery out of the phone.

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  • Remove the six Torx #5 screws that are securing the rear frame.

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Image 1/3: A plastic card can be used instead of the plastic opening tool. Image 2/3: A plastic card can be used instead of the plastic opening tool. Image 3/3: A plastic card can be used instead of the plastic opening tool.
  • Pry the frame open, releasing the eight plastic tabs around the edge of the frame, using the plastic opening tool.

    • A plastic card can be used instead of the plastic opening tool.

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Conclusion

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

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