Parts

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Objective: remove the rear case from the Motorola Droid X phone.
  • Objective: remove the rear case from the Motorola Droid X phone.

    • This is what the Motorola Droid X looks like before disassembly. In the front, there is a large LCD touch screen.

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INSTRUCTION: Turn the phone over so that the back faces up.
  • INSTRUCTION: Turn the phone over so that the back faces up.

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Objective: remove the battery casing plate.
  • Objective: remove the battery casing plate.

    • The case plate has a push and slide mechanism.

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INSTRUCTION 1: Push on the upper side of the casing located under the camera lens.
  • INSTRUCTION 1: Push on the upper side of the casing located under the camera lens.

  • INSTRUCTION 2: Slide down the battery case plate.

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INSTRUCTION: Insert your finger tips into the edges of the opening and pull the casing off.
  • INSTRUCTION: Insert your finger tips into the edges of the opening and pull the casing off.

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Objective: remove the battery from the battery compartment.
  • Objective: remove the battery from the battery compartment.

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INSTRUCTION: Grab the red tab that says "Battery Release" and slowly lift it up. This will remove the battery.
  • INSTRUCTION: Grab the red tab that says "Battery Release" and slowly lift it up. This will remove the battery.

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With tools and Fix Kits
Objective:  remove two small black screws from the back of the phone.
  • Objective: remove two small black screws from the back of the phone.

    • These two (2) screws help hold the phone together. They need to be removed by a Phillips Hex 2mm screwdriver,

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INSTRUCTION: Remove two black screws from the back of the phone.
  • INSTRUCTION: Remove two black screws from the back of the phone.

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Objective: remove the two plastic pieces in front of the phone - they cover the remaining screws.
  • Objective: remove the two plastic pieces in front of the phone - they cover the remaining screws.

    • The two plastic pieces are clipped onto the phone as covers. They are located at the top and the bottom of the phone.

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INSTRUCTION: Flip the phone over to the front side.
  • INSTRUCTION: Flip the phone over to the front side.

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INSTRUCTION: Use the iFixit tool as a crowbar to pry the top plastic cover piece off of the phone.  It will pop off.
  • INSTRUCTION: Use the iFixit tool as a crowbar to pry the top plastic cover piece off of the phone. It will pop off.

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INSTRUCTION: Use the iFixit tool as a crowbar to pry the bottom plastic piece off the phone.
  • INSTRUCTION: Use the iFixit tool as a crowbar to pry the bottom plastic piece off the phone.

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Objective: remove four white screws from the corners of the screen.
  • Objective: remove four white screws from the corners of the screen.

    • These four (4) screws help hold the phone together. Use a Phillips Hex 2mm screwdriver

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INSTRUCTION: remove the 2 white screws from the upper corners of the screen.
  • INSTRUCTION: remove the 2 white screws from the upper corners of the screen.

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INSTRUCTION: remove the 2 white screws from the lower corners of the screen.
  • INSTRUCTION: remove the 2 white screws from the lower corners of the screen.

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Objective: remove the rear case from the phone in order to provide access to inside the phone.
  • Objective: remove the rear case from the phone in order to provide access to inside the phone.

    • The phone is now held together by the casing alone. You need to pop the two halves apart.

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INSTRUCTION: Use the iFixit tool like a crowbar to pry apart the front and rear halves of the  casing. They will pop apart.
  • INSTRUCTION: Use the iFixit tool like a crowbar to pry apart the front and rear halves of the casing. They will pop apart.

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Now you are ready to access the internal circuits of the phone.
  • Now you are ready to access the internal circuits of the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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