Introduction

For this repair you do not need any additional tools other than your finger. You should attempt this repair if your phone keeps losing power, does not hold a charge, or gets extremely hot to the touch. You should be careful to not damage the back case when taking it off.

  1. Position the phone face-down.
    • Position the phone face-down.

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  3. Hold the phone in your hand and position your fingernail or a opening tool under the lip at the bottom of the case. Pry rear case upwards until you hear a click.
    • Hold the phone in your hand and position your fingernail or a opening tool under the lip at the bottom of the case.

    • Pry rear case upwards until you hear a click.

    • Remove rear case.

  4. Place the phone face-down. Place your thumb or tool in the indentation and remove the battery. Place your thumb or tool in the indentation and remove the battery.
    • Place the phone face-down.

    • Place your thumb or tool in the indentation and remove the battery.

Conclusion

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

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