Image 1/2: The battery should pop out fairly easily. If not, slide the button further or grab and pull it while sliding the button. Image 2/2: The battery should pop out fairly easily. If not, slide the button further or grab and pull it while sliding the button.
  • Find a sliding button on the lower back side of the device and with your finger, slide it to the left firmly.

    • The battery should pop out fairly easily. If not, slide the button further or grab and pull it while sliding the button.

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  • Unscrew the four Phillips 00 screws on the four corners under the battery to unfasten the back case from the phone.

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Image 1/3: Continue working the plastic opening tool around the sides of the device, unhooking the eight tabs securing the back cover to the rest of the phone as shown in the second photo. Image 2/3: The back speaker will be connected to the motherboard, and must be disconnected to remove the case. Image 3/3: The back speaker will be connected to the motherboard, and must be disconnected to remove the case.
  • Pry the case off using a plastic opening tool.

    • Continue working the plastic opening tool around the sides of the device, unhooking the eight tabs securing the back cover to the rest of the phone as shown in the second photo.

    • The back speaker will be connected to the motherboard, and must be disconnected to remove the case.

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  • Carefully pry the motherboard off of the back case

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Conclusion

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

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is there any way to get information off of a motherboard with a chargeport that is broken?

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