Introduction

This guide shows you how to remove the charge port so that you can be sure it is functional or replace it.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Locate the button on the bottom of the back cover.

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Image 1/3: While the button is depressed, slide the back cover off of the phone. Image 2/3: While the button is depressed, slide the back cover off of the phone. Image 3/3: While the button is depressed, slide the back cover off of the phone.
  • Depress the button with your finger.

  • While the button is depressed, slide the back cover off of the phone.

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Image 1/3: Grasp the phone body with your other hand. Image 2/3: Lightly pull the casing off of the phone. Image 3/3: Lightly pull the casing off of the phone.
  • Grasp the top and bottom of the front cover.

  • Grasp the phone body with your other hand.

  • Lightly pull the casing off of the phone.

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Image 1/3: Note: There are two on the bottom end, two in the middle, and two on the top end. Image 2/3: Remove these screws using the screwdriver. Image 3/3: Remove these screws using the screwdriver.
  • Locate the six star-shaped screws on the phone.

  • Note: There are two on the bottom end, two in the middle, and two on the top end.

  • Remove these screws using the screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Carefully pull the motherboard apart from the bottom casing. Image 2/3: The circuit board should be divided into two parts. Image 3/3: The circuit board should be divided into two parts.
  • Grab the top and bottom of the phone casing.

  • Carefully pull the motherboard apart from the bottom casing.

  • The circuit board should be divided into two parts.

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Image 1/3: Carefully pull apart the casing from the circuit board. Image 2/3: Carefully pull apart the casing from the circuit board. Image 3/3: Carefully pull apart the casing from the circuit board.
  • Grab the top and bottom of the remaining casing.

  • Carefully pull apart the casing from the circuit board.

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  • The circuit board should be divided into three parts, completely separate from the back casing, as shown.

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Image 1/3: Grasp charge port with thumb. Image 2/3: Pull out with hand. Image 3/3: Pull out with hand.
  • Hold back of phone in hand so that hand is not covering any parts.

  • Grasp charge port with thumb.

  • Pull out with hand.

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Conclusion

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

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