Introduction

In this guide you will be taking off the back panel to access and remove the side volume and camera buttons.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Before dissembling your phone, be sure it is powered off to avoid minor electric shock or possible fire.
    • Before dissembling your phone, be sure it is powered off to avoid minor electric shock or possible fire.

    • Place the phone facedown on the table.

    • Use your fingernail (or a small screw driver) to pull down the tab below the battery.

    • Lift the battery out.

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  2. Locate the five rubber covers on the back panel of the phone.
    • Locate the five rubber covers on the back panel of the phone.

    • Use the metal probe to pop out each rubber cover to reveal the screws underneath.

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    • Locate the six 2.5mm screws on the back panel of the phone.

    • Use a #00 Phillips screwdriver to remove each 2.5mm screw.

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    • Locate the seam around the edge of the phone.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool into the seam and pry gently to release the tabs.

    • Work your way around the phone until all tabs are released.

    • Remove the back panel of the phone.

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    • Locate the volume and camera buttons on the right side of the phone.

    • Lift up on the buttons to slide them out of the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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