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Nexus 5X Rear Panel Replacement

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  1. Nexus 5X Rear Panel Replacement, SIM Card Tray: step 1, image 1 of 3 Nexus 5X Rear Panel Replacement, SIM Card Tray: step 1, image 2 of 3 Nexus 5X Rear Panel Replacement, SIM Card Tray: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Insert a SIM card ejection tool into the hole on the SIM card tray, located on the left edge of the phone.

    • Press in to eject the SIM card tray.

    • Remove the SIM card tray.

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    • Place an opening pick in the opening of the SIM card tray slot and twist it sideways to release the first plastic clip that holds the rear panel in its place.

    • Slide the opening pick around the top edge of the phone to release the plastic clips that secure the rear panel.

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    • Continue to slide the opening pick around all sides of the phone to release all clips that secure the rear panel.

  4. Nexus 5X Rear Panel Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 2 Nexus 5X Rear Panel Replacement: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Tilt the opening pick to lift the rear panel a little bit.

    • There are two more plastic clips next to the fingerprint sensor. Release them by gently pulling the rear panel.

    • Remove the rear panel.

Conclusion

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

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Bonjour,

Est-ce que vous arriveriez à m'indiquer l'espace disponible (en mm) entre le cache et la batterie svp?

Merci!

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