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Introduction

Prereq only

  1. Remove the liquid indicator sticker. Remove the Phillips #00 screw that holds down the metal shield. The metal shield is tightly held in place. If you try to remove it without holding it down on one side, it'll break easily.
    • Remove the liquid indicator sticker.

    • Remove the Phillips #00 screw that holds down the metal shield.

    • The metal shield is tightly held in place. If you try to remove it without holding it down on one side, it'll break easily.

    • Use a spudger to remove the metal shield.

  2. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display, daughterboard interconnect, and battery cables. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display, daughterboard interconnect, and battery cables. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display, daughterboard interconnect, and battery cables.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the display, daughterboard interconnect, and battery cables.

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  4. Remove the Phillips #00 screw that holds down the interconnect cable bracket.
    • Remove the Phillips #00 screw that holds down the interconnect cable bracket.

  5. Lift the coaxial connector off of its socket to allow access to the daughterboard interconnect cable bracket. Remove the bracket.
    • Lift the coaxial connector off of its socket to allow access to the daughterboard interconnect cable bracket.

    • Remove the bracket.

  6. Use a spudger to disconnect the interconnect cable.
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the interconnect cable.

    • Remove the interconnect cable.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. When reassembling your phone apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

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