Introduction

The back cover may be made of Kevlar but the camera glass isn't, if it ends up breaking use this to help you replace it with a new one.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the SIM card. Remove the microSD card.
  • Remove the SIM card.

  • Remove the microSD card.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the back cover and the front piece of the case, freeing the plastic clips between the phone.

  • Do this along the back right side of the phone cover until you reach the top.

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Use the plastic opening tool to carefully work your way around the top of the phone, freeing the plastic clips. Be cautious when using the tool around the top of the device because the plastic case is very thin and could easily be cracked or snapped.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully work your way around the top of the phone, freeing the plastic clips.

  • Be cautious when using the tool around the top of the device because the plastic case is very thin and could easily be cracked or snapped.

  • Continue using the tool and pry down the remaining side and the bottom of the phone.

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With all the plastic clips released, pull away the back cover from the phone to remove it. The back cover is attached to the battery with a large amount of adhesive. Some force may be required to pull the back cover from the phone. The back cover is very durable and will not break from some bending or pulling.
  • With all the plastic clips released, pull away the back cover from the phone to remove it.

  • The back cover is attached to the battery with a large amount of adhesive. Some force may be required to pull the back cover from the phone.

  • The back cover is very durable and will not break from some bending or pulling.

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Looking at the top rectangular hump where the camera is located, use the plastic opening tool to remove the camera cover.
  • Looking at the top rectangular hump where the camera is located, use the plastic opening tool to remove the camera cover.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, apply pressure into any surrounding crease of the camera cover to remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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