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Image 1/2: Press the release button on the back cover, while simultaneously pulling the cover down. Image 2/2: Remove the back cover.
  • Turn the phone so its back is facing you.

  • Press the release button on the back cover, while simultaneously pulling the cover down.

  • Remove the back cover.

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Image 1/2: Image 2/2:
  • Pinch the sides of the bottom of the battery and pull upward.

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Image 1/2: Remove the SIM card. Image 2/2: Remove the SIM card.
  • Press and slide the SIM card down.

  • Remove the SIM card.

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Image 1/2: Using a Torx T-4 screwdriver, carefully remove the 4 screws located at the corners of the phone. Image 2/2: Note: If you are using iFixit's screwdriver toolkit, look for the smallest T-screwbit.
  • Orient the phone so its back is facing you.

  • Using a Torx T-4 screwdriver, carefully remove the 4 screws located at the corners of the phone.

  • Note: If you are using iFixit's screwdriver toolkit, look for the smallest T-screwbit.

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  • Lodge a spudger in between the front panel and the main frame of the phone.

  • Using a good amount of torque, pry the front panel from the phone.

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  • Turn the phone to its natural orientation.

  • Insert a spudger at the bottom of the phone, between the phone's frame and the circuit board.

  • Pry the circuit board from the frame.

  • Note: Prying away the board takes more force than you would expect.

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Image 1/2: Pull the screen encasing away from the circuit board. Image 2/2: Caution: The screen-to-phone interface will still be connected.
  • Bend the screen clamps outward so they are no longer underneath the circuit board.

  • Pull the screen encasing away from the circuit board.

  • Caution: The screen-to-phone interface will still be connected.

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Image 1/2: Remove the screen from its encasing by pushing it out. Image 2/2: Remove the screen from its encasing by pushing it out.
  • Unplug the screen-to-phone interface.

  • Remove the screen from its encasing by pushing it out.

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Conclusion

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

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