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Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement

What you need

  1. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement, Rear Cover: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Open up the back case on the phone from the groove in the bottom of the phone.

    • You can do this by inserting a fingernail or similarly thin object into the groove and pulling up with mild force.

  2. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement, Battery: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Below the left part of the bottom of the battery area there will be a groove large enough to fit in a finger or screw driver head.

    • Use the groove to lever out the battery gently, in order to not damage either the battery or phone. Store the battery in a safe place.

  3. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement, microSD: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Push the SD card further into its metal slot until you hear a click.

    • Release the card, and it should automatically eject itself.

    • Remove the SD card.

  4. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement, SIM Card: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the SIM card out of its casing by pushing on it and sliding it upward.

  5. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement, SIM Card Port: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Carefully remove the back cover.

    • Remove the two 5mm screws with a small Phillips head screwdriver.

  6. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Removal of the back half of the casing.

    • Using a thin plastic flat head screw driver, or similar item. On the side of the phone insert the thin edge into the visible split between the 2 halves of the phone.

    • Use a prying motion to lift the casing up. This will separate the phone casing.

    • Repeat this motion all around the screen edge until the casing pops off.

  7. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Release the volume button flex cable on the right.

    • Release the pop connector on the motherboard located to the left of the SIM card port.

  8. Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Samsung Droid Charge SIM Card Port Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Your SIM card port is now unattached.

    • Remove SIM card port from motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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