Introduction

Removing the back cover allows easy access to many components inside of the device allowing you to fix other issues that may have popped up. This guide will show you how to remove your back cover and replace it if desired.

Turn the device over and place it with the screen down on a flat surface that is clean so the screen does not get scratched.
  • Turn the device over and place it with the screen down on a flat surface that is clean so the screen does not get scratched.

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Locate the four screws, two on each side. Using the philips head screwdriver, carefully remove each screw and keep them together in a safe location.
  • Locate the four screws, two on each side.

  • Using the philips head screwdriver, carefully remove each screw and keep them together in a safe location.

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Once all screws are removed, use a spudger to get under a corner and unclip the hooks.
  • Once all screws are removed, use a spudger to get under a corner and unclip the hooks.

  • Once the spudger is under the cover, slide it all the way around the device, pushing lightly into the device making sure it stays under the cover until all the clips are removed.

    • The back cover is difficult to remove, so do not be afraid of using some force once all of the clips have been removed.

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The back cover should then be able to easily be removed from the device and you should see the battery and other internal components.
  • The back cover should then be able to easily be removed from the device and you should see the battery and other internal components.

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Conclusion

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

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