Introduction

This very simple guide will teach you how to remove the back cover from your device without damaging it. It is a very quick and easy guide that can be performed by anyone. It involves removing 1 screw and releasing plastic clips inside the phone to remove the back cover.

Image 1/2: There is a screw located inside the 3.5mm headphone jack that needs to be loosened. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver for this. Image 2/2: The screw does not come out. Once loosened, It will unlock the lock bar inside the phone. You will break it if you do not complete this step properly.
  • Power down the phone.

  • There is a screw located inside the 3.5mm headphone jack that needs to be loosened. Use a Torx T5 screwdriver for this.

    • The screw does not come out. Once loosened, It will unlock the lock bar inside the phone. You will break it if you do not complete this step properly.

  • Remove the sim card tray on the top of the phone.

  • Remove the 4.5 mm Torx T5 screw highlighted with a red circle in the picture. (Note: all screws that you will remove in the phone will be the same)

    • There is a sticker located on the screw that needs to be peeled off. This voids your warranty.

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Image 1/3: It can be useful to flip the plastic opening tool upside down in certain areas of the phone to make releasing the plastic clips easier. Image 2/3: Once all the clips are released, remove the back cover of the phone. Image 3/3: Once all the clips are released, remove the back cover of the phone.
  • Using the plastic opening tools, you can start to release the plastic clips around the phone. Start in the top left corner, work your way down the left side. Then do the top and bottom of the phone, and finally the right side.

    • It can be useful to flip the plastic opening tool upside down in certain areas of the phone to make releasing the plastic clips easier.

  • Once all the clips are released, remove the back cover of the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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