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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Back Cover Replacement

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    • 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 the back cover to insert an opening pick.

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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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.

Conclusion

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

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