Image 1/2: Remove the back cover of the cellphone by sliding the tab away from the phone using one finger. Image 2/2: Remove the back cover of the cellphone by sliding the tab away from the phone using one finger.
  • Turn the cell phone off.

  • Remove the back cover of the cellphone by sliding the tab away from the phone using one finger.

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Image 1/1: Carefully remove the battery and set it aside.
  • Lift one side of the battery using a plastic opening tool or your fingers.

  • Carefully remove the battery and set it aside.

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  • When installing the battery, make sure to align the metal pins with those of the phone

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  • Unscrew nine 4 mm screws that hold the case together using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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Image 1/2: Gently manipulate the tool to open the case. Image 2/2: Gently manipulate the tool to open the case.
  • Insert the tip of the plastic opening tool into the small notch on the side of the case.

  • Gently manipulate the tool to open the case.

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Image 1/1: On the left is the back of the phone holding the logic board and key pad.
  • Separate the two halves of the phone.

    • On the left is the back of the phone holding the logic board and key pad.

    • On the right is the plastic casing.

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  • Holding the phone casing with one hand, and the key pad assembly with the other, separate the phone case from the keypad/logic board.

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  • Remove the key pad from the logic board by pulling the two boards apart, separating this connection.

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Image 1/1: Separate the connection, using the plastic opening tool.
  • First lift back the tape covering the connection between the Motherboard and the Ribbon.

  • Separate the connection, using the plastic opening tool.

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  • After the connection is removed, the motherboard is successfully removed.

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Conclusion

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

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