Introduction

Follow this guide to replace a scratched or worn back cover for the Motorola Moto G5.

Parts

No parts required.

Insert your fingernail or the flat end of a spudger into the notch on the bottom edge of the phone near the charging port.
  • Insert your fingernail or the flat end of a spudger into the notch on the bottom edge of the phone near the charging port.

  • Pry with your fingernail or twist the spudger to release the back cover from the phone.

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Insert the flat end of a spudger into the seam and slide it along the bottom edge to release the clips holding the back cover to the phone.
  • Insert the flat end of a spudger into the seam and slide it along the bottom edge to release the clips holding the back cover to the phone.

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  • Continue sliding the flat end of the spudger along the seam for the remaining sides of the phone.

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  • Lift the back cover and remove it from the phone.

  • To reinstall the back cover, align the cover with the phone and squeeze along the edges to snap the clips back into place.

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Conclusion

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

Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our Motorola Moto G5 Answers community for troubleshooting help.

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