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  • While holding the battery release button, pull the bottom end of the phone out of the body.

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Image 1/2: Insert the new battery in the same position and orientation as the old battery. Match up the arrows to be sure the orientation is correct. Image 2/2: Insert the new battery in the same position and orientation as the old battery. Match up the arrows to be sure the orientation is correct.
  • Separate the battery from bottom half.

  • Insert the new battery in the same position and orientation as the old battery. Match up the arrows to be sure the orientation is correct.

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  • Remove the two 5.5mm Phillips #00 screws from the base of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Pry the plastic from the base only a slight amount. Image 2/2: Pry the plastic from the base only a slight amount.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the bottom seam

  • Pry the plastic from the base only a slight amount.

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  • Remove the one 5.5mm Phillips #000 screw.

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Image 1/3: Pry the plastic from the body. Image 2/3: Pry the plastic from the body. Image 3/3: Pry the plastic from the body.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the seam between the two plastic layers.

  • Pry the plastic from the body.

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Image 1/2: Pry the metal charging port from the body. Image 2/2: Pry the metal charging port from the body.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool into the seam under the metal charging port.

  • Pry the metal charging port from the body.

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Conclusion

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

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I would love steps to show not only pulling out the usb port, but also putting the new one in and re-assembly. Also maybe tips about things to avoid doing -- easy slip ups people make when doing it. Why replace just the usb port instead of the whole board assembly or instead of the entire bottom module? Thanks! Great pics

jessicacollins267 - Reply

Anyone know how to bypass the "insert a supported module" error that comes up after changing the charging port?

Rene - Reply

I need to do this repair on my phone, but Rene's comment worries me. Does this error message come up often? Can it be fixed?

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