Introduction

A guide to replace the antenna.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Turn the phone on its back.
    • Turn the phone on its back.

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  2. Orient the phone as shown.
    • Orient the phone as shown.

    • Remove the battery cover by pushing upward with your thumb.

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    • Place your fingernail at the top of the battery and pry the battery out towards you.

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    • Orient the phone as shown with the battery already removed.

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    • Remove the 2 plastic plugs located on the side and upper quadrant of the rear body panel by using the push-pin and lifting outwards.

    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the 5 screws as shown here.

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    • Place an iPod opener tool in the seam above the antenna.

    • Run the tool around the perimeter of the entire phone.

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    • Check to see that your device looks like the attached photo.

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    • Locate the screw and copper fixture that hold the antenna in place.

    • Remove the screw from the device using a Philips #00 screwdriver.

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    • Remove the copper fixture after it has been unscrewed.

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    • Check to see that your device looks like the attached photo.

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Conclusion

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

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