Introduction

Use this guide to replace a broken or damaged antenna.

Image 1/3: Place your thumb on the bottom half of the phone and slide the cover off while gently pushing down on the cover. Image 2/3: Place your thumb on the bottom half of the phone and slide the cover off while gently pushing down on the cover. Image 3/3: Place your thumb on the bottom half of the phone and slide the cover off while gently pushing down on the cover.
  • Hold the device with the screen facing away from you and the camera towards you.

  • Place your thumb on the bottom half of the phone and slide the cover off while gently pushing down on the cover.

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Image 1/2: Pull the battery away from the phone. Image 2/2: Pull the battery away from the phone.
  • Place your fingers on both sides of the bottom of the battery and lift upwards.

  • Pull the battery away from the phone.

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Image 1/3: Slide the card out of the slot. Image 2/3: Slide the card out of the slot. Image 3/3: Slide the card out of the slot.
  • Place your thumb on the SIM card.

  • Slide the card out of the slot.

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Image 1/2: Use the Phillips 00 screw driver to remove the screws from each of the four corners and the two on sides (six total). Image 2/2: Use the Phillips 00 screw driver to remove the screws from each of the four corners and the two on sides (six total).
  • Use the spudger to remove the rubber stoppers from the top of the cover.

  • Use the Phillips 00 screw driver to remove the screws from each of the four corners and the two on sides (six total).

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Image 1/3: Pick up the back cover once loosened. Image 2/3: '''''The front and back covers will be attached to each other by a gold wire.''''' Image 3/3: Remove the gold wire connecting the back cover to the motherboard to completely separate the covers.
  • Use the spudger to loosen and separate the front and back covers.

  • Pick up the back cover once loosened.

  • The front and back covers will be attached to each other by a gold wire.

  • Remove the gold wire connecting the back cover to the motherboard to completely separate the covers.

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Image 1/2: Use spudger to help loosen the antenna. Image 2/2: Once the antenna is loose, use tweezers to remove antenna.
  • Note: The antenna is located on the back case of the phone. Flip over the back case of the phone so that the interior is facing up.

  • Use spudger to help loosen the antenna.

  • Once the antenna is loose, use tweezers to remove antenna.

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Image 1/3: Use tweezers to lift the casing around the speaker. Image 2/3: Use spudger to dislodge the speaker. Image 3/3: Use spudger to dislodge the speaker.
  • Use the Phillips 00 screwdriver to remove the screw from the casing around the speaker.

  • Use tweezers to lift the casing around the speaker.

  • Use spudger to dislodge the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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