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Begin by turn the device over to it's back, with the screen facing down.
  • Begin by turn the device over to it's back, with the screen facing down.

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At the top of the device there is a small notch that is used to remove the battery door. Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry off the battery door from the main housing.
  • At the top of the device there is a small notch that is used to remove the battery door.

  • Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry off the battery door from the main housing.

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Place the battery door to the side. Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry the battery up towards you. You have now removed the battery!
  • Place the battery door to the side.

  • Using a pry tool or your fingernail, pry the battery up towards you.

  • You have now removed the battery!

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Make sure when replacing the battery that the arrow on the bottom is facing down.
  • Make sure when replacing the battery that the arrow on the bottom is facing down.

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Remove the 6 Phillips head screws that hold the rear housing in place.
  • Remove the 6 Phillips head screws that hold the rear housing in place.

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Using a spudger or plastic pry tool, slowly go around the phone between the display & rear housing to release the clips.
  • Using a spudger or plastic pry tool, slowly go around the phone between the display & rear housing to release the clips.

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Lift the rear housing from the display assembly.
  • Lift the rear housing from the display assembly.

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Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the headphone jack flex cable. Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the headphone jack flex cable.
  • Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the headphone jack flex cable.

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Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the rear speaker flex cable. Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the rear speaker flex cable.
  • Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the rear speaker flex cable.

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Using a spudger/pry tool, carefully remove the vibration motor from its housing. This has a mild adhesive on the bottom.
  • Using a spudger/pry tool, carefully remove the vibration motor from its housing. This has a mild adhesive on the bottom.

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After removing both flex cables, slowly move the logic board to the left of the screen assembly. Do not try and remove the logic board all the way, as you still have to remove the display assembly flex cable!
  • After removing both flex cables, slowly move the logic board to the left of the screen assembly.

  • Do not try and remove the logic board all the way, as you still have to remove the display assembly flex cable!

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Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the LCD/Digitizer flex cable.
  • Using your spudger/plastic pry tool, disconnect the LCD/Digitizer flex cable.

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You have now removed the logic board from the display assembly. You have now removed the logic board from the display assembly.
  • You have now removed the logic board from the display assembly.

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Using a spudger/plastic pry tool lift the brown ZIF tab on the front-facing camera connector.
  • Using a spudger/plastic pry tool lift the brown ZIF tab on the front-facing camera connector.

  • Do not pry at the black part, as this will damage the connector on the board.

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Carefully pull the camera out of it's connector and set to the side.
  • Carefully pull the camera out of it's connector and set to the side.

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Conclusion

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

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