Turn over the phone so the front screen is facing down and the back side is up.
  • 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.
  • 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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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
  • 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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First remove the battery by pulling the tab away from the device
  • 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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Next remove the 6 #00 Phillips screws holding the back in place 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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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
  • 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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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
  • 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 Now that you have the antenna exposed, you can remove it
  • 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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