Introduction

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  1. You will first need to separate the back cover from the device.
    • You will first need to separate the back cover from the device.

    • Gently pry open each side of the device at the indicated locations. It is best to use a plastic opening tool or similar tool.

  2. Remove the back cover.
    • Remove the back cover.

    • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the battery. Then, remove it.

    • To access the inner components of the device, remove the various screws. Keep them separate, and organize them by size.

    • You will need a T5 Precision Torx screw driver to remove the screws.

    • The locations of the T5x3.4mm screws are indicated in the picture.

    • The locations of the T5x4.1mm screws are indicated in the picture.

    • Use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the device apart.

    • There are flaps on both sides of the phone as indicated in the picture. This is what you will need to pry apart.

    • Please be cautious when opening the device. There are various connectors inside the device that must be handled with care.

    • Once the device is open, take note of all the components.

    • With tweezers, gently undo the motherboard connector for the vibrator, headphone jack and camera flash assembly.

    • With tweezers, gently pry upward on the rectangular metal piece on the back of the camera flash.

    • With tweezers, gently pry upward on the vibrator.

    • With tweezers, gently pry upward on the headphone jack.

    • With tweezers, gently pry up on the proximity sensor.

    • The entire assembly can now be removed.

Conclusion

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

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