Insert spudger into the USB Micro slot and pry the case apart.
  • Insert spudger into the USB Micro slot and pry the case apart.

  • Be careful not to go too deep and bend the prong inside the Micro USB port.

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Slide the wide plastic opening tool across the seem, separating it if you can't pry the device open using just the spudger.
  • Slide the wide plastic opening tool across the seem, separating it if you can't pry the device open using just the spudger.

  • Gently separate the case so none of the cords inside are disconnected

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  • After prying the device apart, it should look like this.

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  • Use the slim plastic opening tool to pry the camera from its initial position.

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  • Use the precision tweezers to gently disconnect the camera ribbon that is connected to the motherboard.

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  • Use the slim plastic opening tool to remove the speaker from its position on the case.

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  • Locate the red and black wires that connect the speaker to the motherboard.

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  • Un-solder the red and black speaker wires that are connected to the motherboard

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  • Remove the plastic volume button.

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  • Remove the two screws that hold the volume button assembly in place.

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  • Un-solder the yellow, red, and black wires that connect the volume module to the motherboard.

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  • Use the wide plastic opening tool to slowly pry each side of the battery up.

  • Be careful not to bend the battery too much.

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  • Use the Soldering Iron to disconnect the each cable.

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  • Remove black tape covering any of the ribbons that have it.

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  • Pull the ribbons out from the plugs.

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  • After removing the camera, remove the hidden screw.

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  • Remove screws located on the opposite side of the battery.

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  • Carefully lift up the motherboard. Your accessory parts such as battery, speaker, volume button assembly, and camera wires will be disconnected, not connected, like in this picture.

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Conclusion

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

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