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  • Turn over the phone so the front screen is facing down and the back side is up.

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  • Pull down on the button at the bottom of the phone. The battery will pop up and can then be safely removed.

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Image 1/1: Insert the top of the battery, with the two plastic tabs, into their respective holes in the top
  • To install the new battery, position the battery so that the three small metal contacts of the battery are facing the three metal contacts of the phone

  • Insert the top of the battery, with the two plastic tabs, into their respective holes in the top

  • Then press down on the bottom of the battery and it should snap into place

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Image 1/1: Next remove the 5 rubber modules by gently prying underneath them. This will expose the screws underneath
  • First remove the battery by pulling the tab away from the device

  • Next remove the 5 rubber modules by gently prying underneath them. This will expose the screws underneath

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Image 1/2: screws: 1.43mm head, 3.61mm length Image 2/2: screws: 1.43mm head, 3.61mm length
  • Next remove the 6 #00 Phillips screws holding the back in place

    • screws: 1.43mm head, 3.61mm length

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Image 1/3: Gently work the plastic opening tool around the edge of the case to separate the two pieces Image 2/3: Once the case has been separated you should be able to see the circuitry inside the phone Image 3/3: Once the case has been separated you should be able to see the circuitry inside the phone
  • Now, slide a plastic opening tool in between the two plastic pieces that form the outside of the back case

  • Gently work the plastic opening tool around the edge of the case to separate the two pieces

  • Once the case has been separated you should be able to see the circuitry inside the phone

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Image 1/3: Screw: 4.52mm length, 2.68mm head Image 2/3: Once the screw is removed, lift the small case around the antenna off Image 3/3: Once the screw is removed, lift the small case around the antenna off
  • Remove the #00 Philips screw holding the antenna in place

    • Screw: 4.52mm length, 2.68mm head

  • Once the screw is removed, lift the small case around the antenna off

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  • Now that you have the antenna exposed, you can remove it

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Conclusion

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

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