Introduction

Use this guide to replace the back cover of your Galaxy A3 (2016).

Image 1/3: [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iOpener+Heating/25705|new_window=true|Take an iOpener] to heat up and soften the glue behind the back cover. Image 2/3: Lift the bottom part of your back cover with a suction handle and insert an opening pick. Image 3/3: Lift the bottom part of your back cover with a suction handle and insert an opening pick.
  • Start by switching off your phone.

  • Take an iOpener to heat up and soften the glue behind the back cover.

  • Lift the bottom part of your back cover with a suction handle and insert an opening pick.

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  • Slide the opening pick up to the rear camera to separate the back cover from the frame.

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  • Insert a second opening pick and move around the other corner at the bottom part of the back cover.

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Image 1/3: Move around the upper left corner and loosen the adhesive above the rear camera. Image 2/3: After loosening all the edges and sides of the back cover [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iOpener+Heating/25705|new_window=true|use an iOpener] to loosen the adhesive underneath the center of it. Image 3/3: After loosening all the edges and sides of the back cover [https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/iOpener+Heating/25705|new_window=true|use an iOpener] to loosen the adhesive underneath the center of it.
  • Move the second pick along the left side of the back cover to loosen the adhesive.

  • Move around the upper left corner and loosen the adhesive above the rear camera.

  • After loosening all the edges and sides of the back cover use an iOpener to loosen the adhesive underneath the center of it.

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Image 1/3: Separate the glue until you reach the rear camera. Image 2/3: Now you can slowly lift up the back cover and finally remove it. Image 3/3: Now you can slowly lift up the back cover and finally remove it.
  • Insert a plastic card at the bottom and slide it underneath the back cover.

  • Separate the glue until you reach the rear camera.

  • Now you can slowly lift up the back cover and finally remove it.

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Conclusion

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

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