Parts

No parts required.

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  • Flip the device over so that the back of the phone is facing you and the screen is against your palm.

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Image 1/1: Using your fingernail, lift up on the back cover to expose the battery.
  • Locate the slit at the bottom of the back cover.

  • Using your fingernail, lift up on the back cover to expose the battery.

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Image 1/1: The back cover is snapped onto the phone so you will feel it unsnapping as you remove it.
  • Lift the back cover off the phone.

  • The back cover is snapped onto the phone so you will feel it unsnapping as you remove it.

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Image 1/3: Lift the battery out of the phone with your fingers by pressing forward and lifting upward. Image 2/3: Lift the battery out of the phone with your fingers by pressing forward and lifting upward. Image 3/3: Lift the battery out of the phone with your fingers by pressing forward and lifting upward.
  • Find the indented notch at the base of the battery.

  • Lift the battery out of the phone with your fingers by pressing forward and lifting upward.

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Image 1/2: There are eleven screws that hold the plate to the rest of the phone. Image 2/2: The screw that is marked by the orange circle is covered by a white dot. It is used as a tampering deterrent.
  • After removing the battery, you will need to remove the screws holding the phone's middle cover.

  • There are eleven screws that hold the plate to the rest of the phone.

  • The screw that is marked by the orange circle is covered by a white dot. It is used as a tampering deterrent.

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Image 1/2: Grab the top of the lower middle cover and pull it outward towards you, exposing the circuit board underneath. Image 2/2: Grab the top of the lower middle cover and pull it outward towards you, exposing the circuit board underneath.
  • After all the screws are removed from the back circuit, use your fingers to remove the lower section of the middle cover.

  • Grab the top of the lower middle cover and pull it outward towards you, exposing the circuit board underneath.

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Image 1/2: Be gentle as you pry the middle cover off. The parts may break if you are too forceful. Image 2/2: Be gentle as you pry the middle cover off. The parts may break if you are too forceful.
  • Begin working your way around the sides of the middle cover, unsnapping it gently.

  • Be gentle as you pry the middle cover off. The parts may break if you are too forceful.

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Image 1/3: ''Using small pliers, gently remove the speaker.'' Image 2/3: The speaker may be difficult to remove due to the adhesive that keeps it in place. Image 3/3: The speaker may be difficult to remove due to the adhesive that keeps it in place.
  • The speaker is attached to the inside of the back cover and visible once the middle cover is removed.

  • Using small pliers, gently remove the speaker.

  • The speaker may be difficult to remove due to the adhesive that keeps it in place.

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Conclusion

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

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