Remove the SD Memory Card before taking the device apart. Using the screwdriver, remove the 10mm Phillips screw that is near the SD Memory Card port.
  • Remove the SD Memory Card before taking the device apart. Using the screwdriver, remove the 10mm Phillips screw that is near the SD Memory Card port.

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Remove the white caps which are covering the screws that are located on either side of the charging port.
  • Remove the white caps which are covering the screws that are located on either side of the charging port.

    • You may have to use a low heat blow dryer for 5 to 10 seconds, or other equivalent heat source to loosen the adhesive.

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  • Continue to unscrew the two 10mm Phillips Screws from the bottom of the device.

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  • Starting from the bottom and working around, use an opening pick to separate the front cover housing from the back cover housing.

    • You will hear a popping sound, indicating the separation.

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  • Take the back housing cover off of the device.

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  • Detach the tab the battery is attached to and the battery using the prying tool in an upward motion.

    • Adhesive is behind the battery, but it is not strong.

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  • Remove the headphone jack by unscrewing the 10mm Phillips screw to its left then proceed to pry up the tab that attaches the headphone jack to the motherboard.

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  • Place new the headphone jack back into its position and connect the tab, then screw it back into place.

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  • Insert the battery into its position, and reconnect its tab onto the motherboard.

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  • Now put the rear housing cover on the device, starting from its bottom side, and snap the edges all the way around to close the device.

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  • Lastly reinsert the screws at the bottom of the device, as well as the screw inside the SD Memory Card port.

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Conclusion

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

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