Introduction

Shower user how to instal a new micro USB port into device.

  1. Turn off the phone using the "Power Button" located on the left side of the phone.
    • Turn off the phone using the "Power Button" located on the left side of the phone.

    • Slide your fingernail along the edge of the device and pull at the plastic backing as shown in the figure.

      • While pulling at the backing, you will hear a snap. This means it is coming off the phone.

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  2. After hearing the snap, pull at the plastic backing gently to remove it.
    • After hearing the snap, pull at the plastic backing gently to remove it.

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    • Remove the battery from the device by pulling up on the battery edge.

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    • Remove the memory card from the device by gently sliding it out of its holder.

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    • Remove the seven screws from the back of the phone using the Phillips screwdriver.

    • Separate the back housing from the silver trim around the phone using a prying tool.

      • While separating the two pieces, most of the buttons (including the power button) will fall out. Be sure to keep track of the buttons and use them for reassembly.

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    • If it did not fall out in the previous step, remove the power button using tweezers.

    • At this point, you can replace the button with a new one.

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    • Remove the white cable on the right side of the phone (next to the battery housing) using the prying tool.

      • Pull out both ends of the white cable. They should easily snap out of place. Do not rip them out.

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    • Remove the screw holding the antenna assembly in place using a Tri-point Y0 Screwdriver.

    • Snap the antenna assembly out of the device.

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    • Carefully pry the flex cable from the top of the phone using the prying tool.

      • Repeat this step for the larger flex cable located on the left side of the device.

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    • Lift and remove the motherboard from the phone.

      • The USB port is located at the top of the motherboard. At this point, you can remove and replace the port with a new one.

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Conclusion

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

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