Introduction

Replacing the phone's headphone jack.

Parts

No parts required.

Locate the silver button on the back of the phone, near the bottom.
  • Locate the silver button on the back of the phone, near the bottom.

  • Press down the button with one hand whilst sliding the back cover of the phone away from the antenna.

  • The back cover should slide off easily.

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Insert a plastic spudger near one corner of the battery (preferably one furthest from the phone's antenna).
  • Insert a plastic spudger near one corner of the battery (preferably one furthest from the phone's antenna).

  • With a firm grip, gently lift the end of your tool up. The battery should easily raise out of its place.

  • Now that the battery is exposed, use your fingers to remove the it from the phone.

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  • Note the metal connections on the phone, which are now exposed with the battery removed.

  • There are corresponding metal connectors on the replacement battery.

  • When you install the battery, be sure both connectors are matched up. Otherwise, your battery will be unable to supply power to your phone.

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  • Use Spudger to remove rubber plug from upper left corner of the back of the phone

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  • Using a Hex T6 screwdriver, remove the 4 screws holding the back plate of the phone in place

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  • Using your hands, pull up on the back plate while pulling on the 3 side tabs to remove the back plate.

  • Be careful when removing the back plate; don't put too much stress on the back plate or the plastic may snap

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  • On the back casing, using a spudger, push into the headphone jack at an upward angle to pop it out

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Conclusion

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

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