Introduction

The plate which holds the phone as it charges may need to be changed occasionally. This guide will help you remove the plate.

  1. To disconnect the phone cord, squeeze the tab against the connector and pull the cord away from the telephone-line-in-jack.
    • To disconnect the phone cord, squeeze the tab against the connector and pull the cord away from the telephone-line-in-jack.

    • To disconnect the power cord, grasp the end and pull back and away until it is disconnected.

    • Once disconnected remove each cord from its track.

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  2. Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the six 7mm screws from the base plate.
    • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the six 7mm screws from the base plate.

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    • With the base turned upside down, grasp the edges of the base plate and gently lift from the rest of the base.

    • Two wires lead from the motherboard to the charger plate, so the two parts cannot be completely separated without further steps.

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    • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the two 5mm screws from the metal plate.

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    • Grip the metal plate and pull towards you.

    • You may need to wiggle the plate back and forth gently to loosen it from its housing.

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    • Use the Philips #00 screwdriver to remove the four 6mm screws from the base cover.

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    • Gently pull the charge plate away from the rest of the base and separate the two pieces of the charge plate.

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    • Use the spudger to gently scrape the glue away from the wire connections.

    • If the spudger is not adequate, try using the tweezers to pull the glue away before scraping.

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    • Use the soldering station to desolder the wire connections.

    • For further instructions on using the soldering station click here.

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Conclusion

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

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