Image 1/3: Lift the back cover up and away from the phone. Image 2/3: Lift the back cover up and away from the phone. Image 3/3: Lift the back cover up and away from the phone.
  • Remove the back cover by applying pressure and sliding upward.

  • Lift the back cover up and away from the phone.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Remove the battery by lifting upward from the slot located on the right hand side.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Lift the top portion of the rear case. Image 2/2: There is a ribbon attached on the back of this part that requires caution to remove.
  • Using a T5 screwdriver, remove the four screws in corners as shown.

  • Lift the top portion of the rear case.

    • There is a ribbon attached on the back of this part that requires caution to remove.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Using a spudger or other thin tool, carefully pry up ZIF connectors as shown. This will allow the black ribbons to detach from the keyboard. Image 2/3: Slide the two parts away from each other so that the black ribbons slide through the slots and you will now have housing into two parts. Image 3/3: Slide the two parts away from each other so that the black ribbons slide through the slots and you will now have housing into two parts.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, detach the plastic casing from keyboard. This may require some force.

  • Using a spudger or other thin tool, carefully pry up ZIF connectors as shown. This will allow the black ribbons to detach from the keyboard.

  • Slide the two parts away from each other so that the black ribbons slide through the slots and you will now have housing into two parts.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Unscrew the fours screws in red squares (two in each square) using a 00 screwdriver. Image 2/3: After the screws are out you will be able to easily take off the small metal pieces. Image 3/3: After the screws are out you will be able to easily take off the small metal pieces.
  • Peel the off yellow ribbon slowly.

  • Unscrew the fours screws in red squares (two in each square) using a 00 screwdriver.

  • After the screws are out you will be able to easily take off the small metal pieces.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Carefully pull the dual black strip off using force. Image 2/3: Behind the dual black strip is very sticky piece of grey tape. Use tweezers with a grip at end to peel it off, be careful not to rip the grey tape. Image 3/3: Behind the dual black strip is very sticky piece of grey tape. Use tweezers with a grip at end to peel it off, be careful not to rip the grey tape.
  • Gently peel off the yellow tape.

  • Carefully pull the dual black strip off using force.

  • Behind the dual black strip is very sticky piece of grey tape. Use tweezers with a grip at end to peel it off, be careful not to rip the grey tape.

Add Comment

Image 1/2: Lift the keyboard frame off separating the key board from the screen. Image 2/2: Lift the keyboard frame off separating the key board from the screen.
  • Lift up the metal hinges up.

  • Lift the keyboard frame off separating the key board from the screen.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Wedge a flat head screwdriver or metal prying tool between the flat face and rounded edge of the phone casing. Then, slide and pry around the entire piece until the face comes off. Image 2/3: Wedge a flat head screwdriver or metal prying tool between the flat face and rounded edge of the phone casing. Then, slide and pry around the entire piece until the face comes off. Image 3/3: Wedge a flat head screwdriver or metal prying tool between the flat face and rounded edge of the phone casing. Then, slide and pry around the entire piece until the face comes off.
  • Unscrew the two screws shown using a 00 phillips screwdriver.

  • Wedge a flat head screwdriver or metal prying tool between the flat face and rounded edge of the phone casing. Then, slide and pry around the entire piece until the face comes off.

Add Comment

Image 1/3: Carefully, peel the silver electric tape off (force required). Image 2/3: Carefully, peel the silver electric tape off (force required). Image 3/3: Carefully, peel the silver electric tape off (force required).
  • Use a spudger to lift up the three black latches that secure the flat electrical wire. Then, pull the wire out of the latches being careful not to rip them.

  • Carefully, peel the silver electric tape off (force required).

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

5 other people completed this guide.

Melinda Phan

Member since: 04/17/2011

435 Reputation

9 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team 9-64, Walters Spring 2011 Member of Cal Poly, Team 9-64, Walters Spring 2011

CPSU-WALTERS-S11S9G64

5 Members

9 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 2

Past 30 Days: 7

All Time: 11,093