Introduction

This guide will take you through the delicate process of removing the rear case of the Motorola Droid 2.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/3: Remove the battery cover from the rear of the phone. Image 2/3: Remove the battery cover from the rear of the phone. Image 3/3: Remove the battery cover from the rear of the phone.
  • Slide the battery cover toward the bottom edge of the phone.

  • Remove the battery cover from the rear of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Remove the battery from the Droid 2. Image 2/2: Remove the battery from the Droid 2.
  • Lift the battery out of the Droid 2 from the edge closest to the bottom of the phone.

  • Remove the battery from the Droid 2.

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Image 1/2: Peel the ribbon off the phone. Image 2/2: Peel the ribbon off the phone.
  • Using the tip of a spudger, peel up one corner of the silver ribbon below the battery compartment.

  • Peel the ribbon off the phone.

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Image 1/1: The thin plastic cover is attached to the phone with an adhesive. Work slowly and carefully.
  • Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry the plastic camera cover up off the phone.

  • The thin plastic cover is attached to the phone with an adhesive. Work slowly and carefully.

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  • Use the tip of a spudger to remove the camera bezel stuck to the rear case.

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  • Remove the seven 5.5 mm T5 Torx screws securing the rear case to the inner case.

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  • Insert the flat end of a spudger and pry downwards to release the plastic tab holding the rear case to the motherboard screw.

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Image 1/1: Carefully pry the top edge of the rear case up from the rest of the phone.
  • Gently insert a spudger between the rear case and front case at the top of the phone, near the audio jack.

  • Carefully pry the top edge of the rear case up from the rest of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Continue prying along the bottom edge of the device from right to left, freeing it from the front panel. Image 2/2: Continue prying along the bottom edge of the device from right to left, freeing it from the front panel.
  • With the spudger still inserted between the rear case and front case, slide the spudger along the right edge of the device, moving toward the bottom, prying as you go.

  • Continue prying along the bottom edge of the device from right to left, freeing it from the front panel.

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Image 1/2: Lift the rear case up out of the phone. Image 2/2: At this point, the button covers on the side of the phone are free and may fall out if you tip the phone upside down.
  • Continue prying the rear case from the front case along the left side, moving from bottom to top.

  • Lift the rear case up out of the phone.

  • At this point, the button covers on the side of the phone are free and may fall out if you tip the phone upside down.

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Conclusion

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

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