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 tool.

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Remove the back cover.
  • Remove the back cover.

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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 open, 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.

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  • 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.

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

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

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  • 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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