Introduction

If the outer plastic casing of the phone is damaged, it can easily be replaced with these steps.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn off the cell phone and turn it over on its back side
  • Turn off the cell phone and turn it over on its back side

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Hold the phone case in your palm and slide the back cover towards yourself using your thumb
  • Hold the phone case in your palm and slide the back cover towards yourself using your thumb

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Slide a tool or finger into the notch at the top of the battery  to carefully remove it. Slide a tool or finger into the notch at the top of the battery  to carefully remove it. Slide a tool or finger into the notch at the top of the battery  to carefully remove it.
  • Slide a tool or finger into the notch at the top of the battery to carefully remove it.

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Take the Philips screwdriver and unscrew the four visible screws on the backside of the phone indicated by the four red circles.
  • Take the Philips screwdriver and unscrew the four visible screws on the backside of the phone indicated by the four red circles.

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Then, take the pointed end of a spudger and pry out the rubber stopper to reveal the last screw at the top indicated with the blue circle.
  • Then, take the pointed end of a spudger and pry out the rubber stopper to reveal the last screw at the top indicated with the blue circle.

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Pry open the phone and remove the keypad and logic board. Pry open the phone and remove the keypad and logic board. Pry open the phone and remove the keypad and logic board.
  • Pry open the phone and remove the keypad and logic board.

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Lay out and organize the parts of the phone. You can now put the inner parts of the phone into the new case. Lay out and organize the parts of the phone. You can now put the inner parts of the phone into the new case.
  • Lay out and organize the parts of the phone. You can now put the inner parts of the phone into the new case.

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Conclusion

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

Tyler

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