Introduction

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Restore your ability to receive silent phone calls by replacing a malfunctioning vibrator.

Listen to your favorite tunes while at the gym by replacing a faulty headphone jack.

Take superior quality pictures at night by replacing the camera flash components.

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 item.

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Once the back cover is removed, the battery will be in plain sight. It will need to be removed. You can use a plastic opening tool to lift the battery. From there, you can simply remove it.
  • Once the back cover is removed, the battery will be in plain sight. It will need to be removed.

  • You can use a plastic opening tool to lift the battery. From there, you can simply remove it.

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To access the inner components of the device, you will need to remove the various screws that are on the device You will need a T5 Precision Torx screw driver to remove the screws.
  • To access the inner components of the device, you will need to remove the various screws that are on the device

  • 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.

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You will need to 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.
  • You will need to 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.

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Once the device is opened you can take note of all the components
  • Once the device is opened you can take note of all the components

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

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

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With tweezers, gently pry upward on the vibrator. With tweezers, gently pry upward on the vibrator.
  • With tweezers, gently pry upward on the vibrator.

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

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

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The entire assembly can now be removed. The entire assembly can now be removed. The entire assembly can now be removed.
  • The entire assembly can now be removed.

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Conclusion

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

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