Introduction

This guide will guide the user to effectively remove and replace the antenna. This replacement will take 20-30 minutes. However, if the guide is followed to the letter, the task will be accomplished with minimal damage to the device.

First step is to remove screws from top and bottom of device.
  • First step is to remove screws from top and bottom of device.

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Remove the back panel of the device.
  • Remove the back panel of the device.

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Upon removing the back panel, place the device screen down on the table.
  • Upon removing the back panel, place the device screen down on the table.

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Identify the antenna cover on the top of the device.
  • Identify the antenna cover on the top of the device.

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Remove the two screws holding the antenna cover in place.
  • Remove the two screws holding the antenna cover in place.

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Use a prying tool to remove the plastic piece off of the antenna component.
  • Use a prying tool to remove the plastic piece off of the antenna component.

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Identify the antenna component as the gray cable that comes out of the plastic cover.
  • Identify the antenna component as the gray cable that comes out of the plastic cover.

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Remove all of the adhesive tape pieces off of the antenna cable.
  • Remove all of the adhesive tape pieces off of the antenna cable.

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Once all of the adhesive tape has been removed. Pull out the antenna component.
  • Once all of the adhesive tape has been removed. Pull out the antenna component.

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The antenna will be attached to the chip in your device. Be careful not to pull off.
  • The antenna will be attached to the chip in your device. Be careful not to pull off.

  • Solder of the wire that is connected to the chip in order to be able to remove the antenna component.

  • Once this is done, you can replace your old antenna with a new one!

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Conclusion

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

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