Introduction

How to replace the side buttons.

Depress the silver button. Pull from top of phone to lift the cover.
  • Depress the silver button.

  • Pull from top of phone to lift the cover.

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Hold battery from both sides at the bottom. Push upwards and gently lift to remove.
  • Hold battery from both sides at the bottom.

  • Push upwards and gently lift to remove.

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Remove 4 screws from corners using T-6 screwdriver.
  • Remove 4 screws from corners using T-6 screwdriver.

  • NOTE: Bottom two screws are gold.

  • NOTE: Make sure screws return to correct place when reassembling.

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Use a plastic opening tool to pry up back cover from two side clips. NOTE: sticker might be attached to rest of phone.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to pry up back cover from two side clips.

  • NOTE: sticker might be attached to rest of phone.

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Remove the back cover.
  • Remove the back cover.

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Use a plastic opening tool to gently remove the orange ribbon cable. Lift up the main logic board.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently remove the orange ribbon cable.

  • Lift up the main logic board.

  • NOTE: Rubber side buttons are not secure and might detach from the main logic board during removal.

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Carefully flip over main logic board. Remove rubber side buttons.
  • Carefully flip over main logic board.

  • Remove rubber side buttons.

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Conclusion

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

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