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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.
  • 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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Locate the slit at the bottom of the back cover.
  • 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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Lift the back cover off the phone.
  • 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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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. 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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