Press the release button located on the upper edge of the battery cover. At the same time, lift the battery cover away from the phone. Press the release button located on the upper edge of the battery cover. At the same time, lift the battery cover away from the phone.
  • Press the release button located on the upper edge of the battery cover. At the same time, lift the battery cover away from the phone.

Push the top edge of the battery and lift away from the phone. Push the top edge of the battery and lift away from the phone.
  • Push the top edge of the battery and lift away from the phone.

Gently pull the SIM Card toward the top of the phone with your finger. Gently pull the SIM Card toward the top of the phone with your finger.
  • Gently pull the SIM Card toward the top of the phone with your finger.

Remove the two screws from the back panel with a T6 screwdriver. Remove the two screws from the back panel with a T6 screwdriver.
  • Remove the two screws from the back panel with a T6 screwdriver.

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Carefully use a metal spudger to pry back panel open.
  • Carefully use a metal spudger to pry back panel open.

  • The back panel is attached to the phone with a copper ribbon that acts as a hinge.

  • Carefully open out the back panel to the side of the phone corresponding with the hinge.

  • Do not pull back away from phone. It may damage the copper ribbon.

Use tweezers to disconnect the copper ribbon from the inside of the back panel. Use tweezers to disconnect the copper ribbon from the inside of the back panel.
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the copper ribbon from the inside of the back panel.

Use a T6 Torx bit screwdriver to remove the two screws holding the cover down. The metal shield will come off with the screws; don't forget to reattach it before replacing the screws.
  • Use a T6 Torx bit screwdriver to remove the two screws holding the cover down.

  • The metal shield will come off with the screws; don't forget to reattach it before replacing the screws.

Remove the keypad cover, located below the keypad on the front of the phone. Remove the keypad cover, located below the keypad on the front of the phone.
  • Remove the keypad cover, located below the keypad on the front of the phone.

Remove the sticker on the back of the phone. Remove the sticker on the back of the phone.
  • Remove the sticker on the back of the phone.

Using a plastic opening tool, push the four metal tabs along the edge of the phone in towards the keypad. Using a plastic opening tool, push the four metal tabs along the edge of the phone in towards the keypad. Using a plastic opening tool, push the four metal tabs along the edge of the phone in towards the keypad.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, push the four metal tabs along the edge of the phone in towards the keypad.

Using the plastic opening tool, pry the edges of the keypad until it is loose. Then, pull it off. It is easiest to work your way from left to right when loosening the case. It is easiest to work your way from left to right when loosening the case.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pry the edges of the keypad until it is loose. Then, pull it off.

  • It is easiest to work your way from left to right when loosening the case.

Conclusion

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

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