Wedge the opening tool in between the back cover and the body of the phone in the opening denoted by the arrow.
  • Wedge the opening tool in between the back cover and the body of the phone in the opening denoted by the arrow.

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Once wedged in the opening, slide the plastic opening tool sideways around the sides of the phone.
  • Once wedged in the opening, slide the plastic opening tool sideways around the sides of the phone.

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Insert the opening tool in between the battery and the battery holder and wedge the battery out.
  • Insert the opening tool in between the battery and the battery holder and wedge the battery out.

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Open the plastic cover with your finger exposing the SD Card
  • Open the plastic cover with your finger exposing the SD Card

  • Use a plastic opening tool to grab the edge of the SD card and pull it straight out.

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Use the opening tool to grab the edge of the SD Card and pull it straight out.
  • Use the opening tool to grab the edge of the SD Card and pull it straight out.

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Use the T4 torque driver to remove the 6  3mm diameter screws
  • Use the T4 torque driver to remove the 6 3mm diameter screws

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Use the opening  tool to pop the volume buttons off
  • Use the opening tool to pop the volume buttons off

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Slide the opening tool along the edge wedging the two pieces apart
  • Slide the opening tool along the edge wedging the two pieces apart

  • Caution: Be careful to not to rip the ribbon that is holding the two pieces

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Disconnect the ribbon connector, and slide out the screen.
  • Disconnect the ribbon connector, and slide out the screen.

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Flip the mother board over and disconnect the ribbon cable connecting the display to the logic board by pulling straight outward with, using the opening tool
  • Flip the mother board over and disconnect the ribbon cable connecting the display to the logic board by pulling straight outward with, using the opening tool

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13.    Pull the two halves of the device apart to disconnect the second (wider) ribbon connector.
  • 13. Pull the two halves of the device apart to disconnect the second (wider) ribbon connector.

  • Note: The ribbon connector is bonded to the logic board with adhesive, simply pull it off

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Flip the mother board over, and use the opening tool to disconnect the camera from the logic board
  • Flip the mother board over, and use the opening tool to disconnect the camera from the logic board

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Conclusion

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

Mustapha Nadri

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