Introduction

First you take the front apart and then you take the back apart in order to get to the hinge.

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  • Slide the back outside casing of the phone downward and remove.

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  • Remove the battery

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  • Remove the (2) 4.1 mm screws on screen.

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  • Remove front outside casing with plastic opening tools.

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  • Remove ribbon connector next to camera using tweezers.

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Image 1/1: Note: Be careful not to lose their accompanying plastic washers.
  • Unscrew and remove the two 3.95 mm screws underneath that ribbon connector.

  • Note: Be careful not to lose their accompanying plastic washers.

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Image 1/2: The phone will not slide straight apart. You have to angle the back half up a little. Image 2/2: Do not force it. Jiggle it a little if it doesn't come apart.
  • Pull the two halves of the phone apart.

  • The phone will not slide straight apart. You have to angle the back half up a little.

  • Do not force it. Jiggle it a little if it doesn't come apart.

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  • Remove plastic panel cover on hinge using screw driver

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  • Remove the 3.41 mm screw out from underneath plastic cover.

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  • Pop out top half of hinge with plastic opening tool. This will release hinge cover for removal.

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  • Pull off hinge cover.

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Image 1/2: Under these screws will be a washer, spring, and small metal disc. Make sure you don't lose these. Image 2/2: Under these screws will be a washer, spring, and small metal disc. Make sure you don't lose these.
  • Remove the two 2.71 mm screws on the hinge using screwdriver.

  • Under these screws will be a washer, spring, and small metal disc. Make sure you don't lose these.

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Image 1/1: Note: The logo is attached with glue. It will be sticky but it just pulls off.
  • Remove Verizon logo from back of phone using plastic opening tool

  • Note: The logo is attached with glue. It will be sticky but it just pulls off.

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Image 1/1: Remove the three 4.35mm screws from under the Verizon logo.
  • Remove the four 4.44 mm screws from the back.

  • Remove the three 4.35mm screws from under the Verizon logo.

  • Make sure you don't mix the screws together.

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Image 1/1: Warning: Do Not lose the buttons on the side of the phone, as they will come off of the phone when you remove the back outside casing.
  • Pull back off using plastic opening tool

  • Warning: Do Not lose the buttons on the side of the phone, as they will come off of the phone when you remove the back outside casing.

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  • Pull up on yellow tab.

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  • Disconnect connecting cord using tweezers.

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  • Disconnect rectangular ribbon.

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  • Take out the logic board.

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Image 1/1: Note: The two rightmost screws must be pulled out with tweezers after unscrewed.
  • Remove the three 3.95 mm screws.

  • Note: The two rightmost screws must be pulled out with tweezers after unscrewed.

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  • Pull the hinge out.

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Conclusion

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

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