Image 1/2: Press the SIM card (white plastic) to pop it out. Image 2/2: Remove SIM card and set aside.
  • Open up the SIM port, on the top right corner (screen face down).

  • Press the SIM card (white plastic) to pop it out.

  • Remove SIM card and set aside.

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Image 1/2: Do this by finding the seam between the edge of the screen and the plastic backing, and prying between the two. Image 2/2: Work your way all the way around the edge of the screen, and remove the plastic backing when it is loose.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the plastic backing off of the internal block. Start at the location with the SIM port to avoid damage to internal components.

  • Do this by finding the seam between the edge of the screen and the plastic backing, and prying between the two.

  • Work your way all the way around the edge of the screen, and remove the plastic backing when it is loose.

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Image 1/1: Pry it off with the plastic opening tool as shown in the image.
  • Locate the top of the large orange ribbon cable.

  • Pry it off with the plastic opening tool as shown in the image.

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Image 1/2: Remove the speaker located in the bottom right corner of the device with the plastic opening tool as shown in the image. Image 2/2: Remove the speaker located in the bottom right corner of the device with the plastic opening tool as shown in the image.
  • Remove the gyroscope (the blue rectangular cube) located near the bottom of the device with the plastic opening tool as shown in the image.

  • Remove the speaker located in the bottom right corner of the device with the plastic opening tool as shown in the image.

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Image 1/2: Using the tweezers, remove the orange ribbon cable along with the charging port. Image 2/2: Using the tweezers, remove the orange ribbon cable along with the charging port.
  • Remove the two screws located on the charging port as seen in the image using the Phillips screwdriver.

  • Using the tweezers, remove the orange ribbon cable along with the charging port.

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Conclusion

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

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Good work, Pictures are clear and easy to follow

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