Turn the cell phone off. 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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Lift one side of the battery using a plastic opening tool or your fingers.
  • 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
  • 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. Unscrew nine 4 mm screws that hold the case together using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver.
  • Unscrew nine 4 mm screws that hold the case together using a Phillips #0 Screwdriver.

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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.
  • 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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Separate the two halves of the phone.
  • 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. Holding  the phone casing with one hand, and the key pad assembly with the other, separate the phone case from the keypad/logic board. Holding  the phone casing with one hand, and the key pad assembly with the other, separate the phone case from the keypad/logic board.
  • 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. Remove the key pad from the logic board by pulling the two boards apart, separating this connection.
  • Remove the key pad from the logic board by pulling the two boards apart, separating this connection.

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First lift back the tape covering the connection between the Motherboard and the Ribbon.
  • 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. After the connection is removed, the motherboard is successfully removed.
  • 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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