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Introduction

This will show you how to disassemble the top logic board

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  • Using your finger, press down on the clip holding the back cover on.

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  • Using the spudger or your finger, gently pull the battery out from the top.

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Image 1/1: The rubber pieces are held in with a mild adhesive.
  • Remove the four rubber pieces from the face of the phone using the sharp end of the spudger.

  • The rubber pieces are held in with a mild adhesive.

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  • Remove the four Torx-6 screws from underneath the rubber pieces.

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Image 1/2: Using the flat end of the spudger, insert it under the plastic at the top left of the phone. Image 2/2: Gently, although a small amount of force is required, use a twisting motion to pull the plastic casing away from the body of the phone.
  • Close the phone before proceeding.

  • Using the flat end of the spudger, insert it under the plastic at the top left of the phone.

  • Gently, although a small amount of force is required, use a twisting motion to pull the plastic casing away from the body of the phone.

  • Continue to move around the phone counter clockwise until the casing is separated from the body.

  • It is not unusual for it to pop off before making it back to the starting point.

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  • If the casing has not popped off of the body, remove it carefully from the the phone.

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  • After completing Steps 3-6 in the casing repair guide, your phone should look like this.

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Image 1/3: Gently take off the metal casing of the logic board. Image 2/3: Gently take off the metal casing of the logic board. Image 3/3: Gently take off the metal casing of the logic board.
  • Use the spudger to unhinge the four clips around the metal casing of the top logic board.

  • Gently take off the metal casing of the logic board.

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Image 1/3: Gently remove Logic Board making sure not to damage any other components. Image 2/3: Gently remove Logic Board making sure not to damage any other components. Image 3/3: Gently remove Logic Board making sure not to damage any other components.
  • Use spudger to gently disconnect the ribbon cable from phone.

  • Gently remove Logic Board making sure not to damage any other components.

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Conclusion

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

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