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Introduction

This is a prerequisite guide! This guide is part of an another procedure and is not meant to be used alone.

Removes the midframe for the Moto X4.

  1. Remove the following twenty screws securing the midframe: Eleven silver 2.7 mm-long T3 screws
    • Remove the following twenty screws securing the midframe:

    • Eleven silver 2.7 mm-long T3 screws

    • Nine black 3.6 mm-long T4 screws

    • The midframe is still held in place by clips.

  2. The next few steps show how to loosen the midframe clips. Insert the flat end of a spudger under the right edge of the metal midframe and pry up to loosen the midframe. Insert an opening pick in the edge to hold the midframe in place.
    • The next few steps show how to loosen the midframe clips.

    • Insert the flat end of a spudger under the right edge of the metal midframe and pry up to loosen the midframe.

    • Insert an opening pick in the edge to hold the midframe in place.

  3. Insert the flat end of a spudger under the lower right edge of the midframe and pry up to release the midframe clip. Insert the flat end of a spudger under the lower right edge of the midframe and pry up to release the midframe clip.
    • Insert the flat end of a spudger under the lower right edge of the midframe and pry up to release the midframe clip.

  4. Grasp the lower edge of the midframe and pull the edge slightly to the right, to clear the metal midframe clip. Grasp the lower edge of the midframe and pull the edge slightly to the right, to clear the metal midframe clip. Grasp the lower edge of the midframe and pull the edge slightly to the right, to clear the metal midframe clip.
    • Grasp the lower edge of the midframe and pull the edge slightly to the right, to clear the metal midframe clip.

  5. Insert the point of an opening pick under the top left corner of the midframe and twist slightly to release the top clip. Insert the point of an opening pick under the top left corner of the midframe and twist slightly to release the top clip.
    • Insert the point of an opening pick under the top left corner of the midframe and twist slightly to release the top clip.

  6. Remove the midframe. To reinstall the midframe: Align the the midframe's top edge to the phone and press it into position.
    • Remove the midframe.

    • To reinstall the midframe:

    • Align the the midframe's top edge to the phone and press it into position.

    • Shift the bottom edge slightly to the left, to maneuver the left metal midframe clip underneath the phone edge.

    • Press the midframe's bottom edge into position.

Conclusion

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

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