Introduction

Before continuing, make sure the device is powered down. Also make sure that the battery and back casing are removed.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Use nail to loosen case on all four sides. Once loose, remove back case. Image 2/2: Use nail to loosen case on all four sides. Once loose, remove back case.
  • To remove the back, insert thumbnail into MicroUSB port, and pull up to loosen back.

  • Use nail to loosen case on all four sides. Once loose, remove back case.

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Image 1/1: Pull away from phone and remove.
  • Insert thumbnail into tab below battery.

  • Pull away from phone and remove.

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  • Once the back cover and battery are removed, use the Phillips #J000 screwdriver to remove all 11 screws located around the plastic midframe.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully pry and separate the plastic midframe from the rest of the phone.

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Image 1/1: Using the plastic opening tool, pry apart the cable from where it connects to the phone.
  • Locate the rear facing camera.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry apart the cable from where it connects to the phone.

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  • After removing the ribbon cable, the camera should be easy to remove with your fingers. Remove the rear facing camera.

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  • Locate the front facing camera in the top left hand corner of the motherboard. Using the plastic opening tool, separate the ribbon cable from the phone.

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  • After removing this ribbon cable, you will be able to easily remove the front facing camera with your fingers.

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  • Locate where the motherboard connects to the orange sisterboard. Using the plastic opening tool, disconnect the connection between the phone and the orange ribbon cable.

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  • Locate the ribbon cables in the top right corner of the motherboard. Using the plastic opening tool, remove the ribbon cables from phone.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, disconnect the ribbon cable that connects the antenna to the motherboard.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully remove the motherboard from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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