Introduction

This guide details how to remove the rear casing on the Motorola C139 in order to separate it into two halves.

Image 1/3: Apply force to the back cover and simultaneously slide the cover down. Image 2/3: Note: Applying pressure on the ridges will make it easier to remove the cover. Image 3/3: Note: Applying pressure on the ridges will make it easier to remove the cover.
  • Begin by flipping your phone over so that the back cover is facing up.

  • Apply force to the back cover and simultaneously slide the cover down.

  • Note: Applying pressure on the ridges will make it easier to remove the cover.

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Image 1/3: Lift and remove the battery. Image 2/3: Lift and remove the battery. Image 3/3: Lift and remove the battery.
  • Press the button labeled "PUSH" located at the bottom back of the phone. This will release the battery.

  • Lift and remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter. Image 2/3: The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter. Image 3/3: The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter.
  • Use a Torx T-5 screwdriver to remove the screws on the back of the phone.

  • The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter.

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Image 1/3: Repeat for the other side Image 2/3: Repeat for the other side Image 3/3: Repeat for the other side
  • Slide a pry tool underneath the adhesive rubber stip and peel it back away from the phone.

  • Repeat for the other side

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Image 1/3: Use the pry tool to release the two hooks on each side and the two hooks at the top holding the case together. Image 2/3: Release a total of six hooks from the sides and top to free the phone into two halves. Image 3/3: Release a total of six hooks from the sides and top to free the phone into two halves.
  • Insert the pry tool in the slit on the side of the phone and slide it down until you hear an audible click and the phone bottom loosens from the top.

    • Use the pry tool to release the two hooks on each side and the two hooks at the top holding the case together.

  • Release a total of six hooks from the sides and top to free the phone into two halves.

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Image 1/3: The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter. Image 2/3: The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter. Image 3/3: The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter.
  • Using a Torx T-5 screwdriver remove the screws at the top of the phone.

  • The screws are 6.86 mm long and 1.61mm in diameter.

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Image 1/3: There are two hooks (one on each side) holding the circuit board into the case. Image 2/3: Then grip the circuit board and lift to remove the circuit board from the case Image 3/3: Then grip the circuit board and lift to remove the circuit board from the case
  • Use plastic pry tools to free the circuit board from the case

    • There are two hooks (one on each side) holding the circuit board into the case.

  • Then grip the circuit board and lift to remove the circuit board from the case

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Conclusion

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

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