Introduction

Use this guide to replace the back cover of your Galaxy A5.

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

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

  • With a suction handle lift lift the back cover to insert an opening pick.

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Image 1/3: Insert a second opening pick and move around the right corner along the bottom and around the left corner. Image 2/3: Insert a second opening pick and move around the right corner along the bottom and around the left corner. Image 3/3: Insert a second opening pick and move around the right corner along the bottom and around the left corner.
  • Slide the pick up to the middle to separate the back cover from the frame.

  • Insert a second opening pick and move around the right corner along the bottom and around the left corner.

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Image 1/3: Here you want to use one more pick for the last part at the top. Image 2/3: Here you want to use one more pick for the last part at the top. Image 3/3: Here you want to use one more pick for the last part at the top.
  • Take another opening pick and continue towards the top corner.

  • Here you want to use one more pick for the last part at the top.

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  • Insert a plastic card at the bottom and slide it underneath the back cover.

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Image 1/3: Always take a peek underneath the back cover to not damage any parts like the NFC antenna. Image 2/3: Move the plastic card until you reach the camera bump. Now slowly lift up the back cover and finally remove it. Image 3/3: Be sure to remove any residue from the glue and apply new adhesive when reassembling.
  • Heat up the back cover once again so you can slide the plastic card towards the top.

    • Always take a peek underneath the back cover to not damage any parts like the NFC antenna.

  • Move the plastic card until you reach the camera bump. Now slowly lift up the back cover and finally remove it.

  • Be sure to remove any residue from the glue and apply new adhesive when reassembling.

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Conclusion

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

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