Introduction

This repair guide shows how to replace the logic board.

Press down on the back button while pulling away from the body of the phone to release the back cover. Press down on the back button while pulling away from the body of the phone to release the back cover. Press down on the back button while pulling away from the body of the phone to release the back cover.
  • Press down on the back button while pulling away from the body of the phone to release the back cover.

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Remove the battery from the phone by gently pulling upward on the battery with your fingers. Remove the battery from the phone by gently pulling upward on the battery with your fingers. Remove the battery from the phone by gently pulling upward on the battery with your fingers.
  • Remove the battery from the phone by gently pulling upward on the battery with your fingers.

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Unscrew and remove the antenna by gripping the base and twisting clockwise. Once the antenna has passed the threading, pull out.
  • Unscrew and remove the antenna by gripping the base and twisting clockwise.

  • Once the antenna has passed the threading, pull out.

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Remove the screws from the upper side of the phone  with the T6 Torx screwdriver. The first screw is underneath where the antenna was and the other is visible to the right.
  • Remove the screws from the upper side of the phone with the T6 Torx screwdriver.

  • The first screw is underneath where the antenna was and the other is visible to the right.

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Insert the spudger under the left corner of the bottom plate. Using a twist and pry motion seperate the bottom plate and work your way to the right. This can be somewhat difficult and require a good deal of work.
  • Insert the spudger under the left corner of the bottom plate.

  • Using a twist and pry motion seperate the bottom plate and work your way to the right.

  • This can be somewhat difficult and require a good deal of work.

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Use the T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the bottom two screws. Use the T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the bottom two screws.
  • Use the T6 Torx screwdriver to remove the bottom two screws.

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Insert the spudger between the key plate and the back of the phone and work your way around the edge of the phone to pop keys off. There is one clasp on either side that needs to be removed before the keys come off.
  • Insert the spudger between the key plate and the back of the phone and work your way around the edge of the phone to pop keys off.

  • There is one clasp on either side that needs to be removed before the keys come off.

  • This step is extremely hard and may require time, strength, endurance, and multiple spudgers.

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Pull the pressure plate forward to expose the logic board. Use the spludger to pry off the plug that connects pressure pad to the logic board. Remove the pressure pad.
  • Pull the pressure plate forward to expose the logic board.

  • Use the spludger to pry off the plug that connects pressure pad to the logic board.

  • Remove the pressure pad.

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Use the spudger to pry off the plug that connects logic board to the screen.
  • Use the spudger to pry off the plug that connects logic board to the screen.

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Remove the logic board. Remove the logic board.
  • Remove the logic board.

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Conclusion

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

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