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  • Locate the small indent in the top of the device and use your nails or a spudger to separate the backplate from the mid-frame.

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  • Locate the indent on the bottom left corner of the battery compartment. Use your fingers or the plastic opening tool to lift the battery from the device.

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Image 1/3: One of these will be hidden under a piece of reflective foil. Breaking this will void the warranty. Image 2/3: Use the plastic removal tool to work pry the mid-frame from the device. Image 3/3: This may take some effort, so try working around the edges slowly as to not break anything.
  • Remove the five 3mm screws along the top and bottom edges of the device with the Philips #00 screwdriver.

  • One of these will be hidden under a piece of reflective foil. Breaking this will void the warranty.

  • Use the plastic removal tool to work pry the mid-frame from the device.

  • This may take some effort, so try working around the edges slowly as to not break anything.

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Image 1/2: Using the tweezers, remove the small plastic slip to the left of the unit. The optimal place to grab this is on the small flap on the slip's right. Image 2/2: Place the head of the tweezers in the small crevice on the bottom left of the device's housing and push up from under it. This will pop out the vibration unit.
  • The vibration unit can be found on the internal side of the mid-frame, in the upper left corner.

  • Using the tweezers, remove the small plastic slip to the left of the unit. The optimal place to grab this is on the small flap on the slip's right.

  • Place the head of the tweezers in the small crevice on the bottom left of the device's housing and push up from under it. This will pop out the vibration unit.

  • These parts are held in via a weak adhesive; some amount of force may be required.

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Conclusion

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

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