Introduction

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

Image 1/3: To disconnect the power cord, grasp the end and pull back and away until it is disconnected. Image 2/3: Once disconnected remove each cord from its track. Image 3/3: Once disconnected remove each cord from its track.
  • 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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  • Using a Phillips #00 screwdriver, remove the six 7mm screws from the base plate.

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Image 1/3: Two wires lead from the motherboard to the charger plate, so the two parts cannot be completely separated without further steps. Image 2/3: Two wires lead from the motherboard to the charger plate, so the two parts cannot be completely separated without further steps. Image 3/3: Two wires lead from the motherboard to the charger plate, so the two parts cannot be completely separated without further steps.
  • 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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Image 1/1: You may need to wiggle the plate back and forth gently to loosen it from its housing.
  • 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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Image 1/2: If the spudger is not adequate, try using the tweezers to pull the glue away before scraping. Image 2/2: If the spudger is not adequate, try using the tweezers to pull the glue away before scraping.
  • 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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Image 1/1: For further instructions on using the soldering station [guide|750|click here].
  • 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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