Introduction

This guide is for replacing the power button, not the electric switches.

Image 1/2: With your fingers, pry the back cover up starting from the top of the phone near the headphone jack and camera. Image 2/2: Completely remove the back cover by moving down the sides and bottom with your fingers.
  • Turn the phone over so that you are facing the back side of the phone.

  • With your fingers, pry the back cover up starting from the top of the phone near the headphone jack and camera.

  • Completely remove the back cover by moving down the sides and bottom with your fingers.

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  • With your finger, remove the battery from the phone by gently lifting the top-right corner nearest to the camera.

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Image 1/2: Store all the screws in a safe place where you will not lose them. Image 2/2: Store all the screws in a safe place where you will not lose them.
  • Remove the twelve exposed 3.6 mm Phillips screws on the rear of the phone using the 3.6 mm Phillips screwdriver.

    • Store all the screws in a safe place where you will not lose them.

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  • Remove the three circular rubber screw covers on the back of the phone by slipping the spudger into the border between the rubber cover and the chassis. In one motion, pry the stopper out of the hole. This can take some force.

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  • With the 3.6 mm Phillips screwdriver, remove the three newly exposed 3.6mm Phillips screws.

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  • Insert the plastic opening tool underneath the chassis near the power button and pry the chassis from the phone. This should take a little force.

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  • Use the sharp end of the spudger to pry the power button bracket from the side of the rear case.

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Image 1/1: Make sure not to lose the power button.
  • Rotate the phone onto its side so that the power button falls out with ease.

    • Make sure not to lose the power button.

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Conclusion

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

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I am having trouble with my buttons as they no long spring back after i replaced the speaker. They now just sit flush with the body of the phone, both buttons and metal brackets are installed.

Any ideas?

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