Remove the back cover of your cell phone by applying slight pressure with your thumb and pushing up towards the top of the phone.
  • Remove the back cover of your cell phone by applying slight pressure with your thumb and pushing up towards the top of the phone.

  • Lift off back cover.

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Use your index finger to first push down and then lift up the battery as shown.
  • Use your index finger to first push down and then lift up the battery as shown.

  • Remove battery from cell phone.

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  • Unscrew two T5 torx screws easily visible on the back side of the cell phone

    • Screws: 7.8mm

  • Once screw are removed, the phone will separate easily into two pieces connected by a flexible wire strip.

    • Be sure to not lose or disconnect the indicated piece that the screw mounts to. It is spring loaded and is very dificult to reattach.

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  • Use an iPod opening tool to gently pry open the back case as indicated in the picture.

    • Work your way down the side of the phone starting from the top down to the bottom. (Use multiple prying tools if necessary)

  • REPEAT on both sides, and be careful not to stab the circuitry with the tools.

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  • Gently pull the phone apart and the flexible wire should detach from its connection as shown.

    • If not, lift up on the black tab within the left box in the picture.

  • With the front half of the phone, push the keypad towards the removed portion of the phone.

    • To clean, use a damp cloth with water.

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  • Use a T6 Torx Screwdriver to remove the screw located in the bottom right corner of the back panel.

    • Screw: 6.4 mm

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  • Lift up from the top of the logic board as shown to remove.

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  • After removing the logic board from the back of the phone, pry the speaker out from the bottom with an iPod opening tool.

    • It should pop out easily

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Conclusion

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

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