Introduction

Use this guide to...

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.

Image 1/1: Gently pry open each side of the device at the indicated locations. It is best to use a plastic opening tool or similar item.
  • 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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Image 1/2: You can use a plastic opening tool to lift the battery. From there, you can simply remove it. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: You will need a T5 Precision Torx screw driver to remove the screws. Image 2/2: The locations of the T5x3.4mm screws are indicated in the picture.
  • 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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Image 1/3: There are flaps on both sides of the phone as indicated in the picture. This is what you will need to pry apart. Image 2/3: '''Please be cautious when opening the device.''' There are various connectors inside the device that must be handled with care. Image 3/3: '''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

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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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