Looking at the back of your phone, use your finger to remove the back cover Looking at the back of your phone, use your finger to remove the back cover
  • Looking at the back of your phone, use your finger to remove the back cover

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Remove the battery. Remove the battery.
  • Remove the battery.

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With a small phillips-head screw driver, remove the six screws holding the back panel in place.
  • With a small phillips-head screw driver, remove the six screws holding the back panel in place.

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Use the pry tool to pry the back panel from the rest of the phone. Pry from the edge closest to the screen for simplicity. Use the pry tool to pry the back panel from the rest of the phone. Pry from the edge closest to the screen for simplicity.
  • Use the pry tool to pry the back panel from the rest of the phone. Pry from the edge closest to the screen for simplicity.

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Using tweezers, gently lift connectors from motherboard. A connector will be on the upper left
  • Using tweezers, gently lift connectors from motherboard.

  • A connector will be on the upper left

  • The second connector is located towards the top of the phone. Above the camera. It comes off with ease.

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Use the tweezers to carefully remove the 2 adhesive orange ribbons. These stay attached to the motherboard so be careful not to break them.
  • Use the tweezers to carefully remove the 2 adhesive orange ribbons.

  • These stay attached to the motherboard so be careful not to break them.

  • They are on the side of the phone.

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Use a philips-head screwdriver to remove the single screw on the bottom of the phone. Located to the right of the charging port.
  • Use a philips-head screwdriver to remove the single screw on the bottom of the phone. Located to the right of the charging port.

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Lift the motherboard upwards separating it from your screen.
  • Lift the motherboard upwards separating it from your screen.

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Hold the motherboard with the circuits facing towards you Gently take the back camera with two fingers and pull up-wards. A wiggle may help. Gently take the back camera with two fingers and pull up-wards. A wiggle may help.
  • Hold the motherboard with the circuits facing towards you

  • Gently take the back camera with two fingers and pull up-wards. A wiggle may help.

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Conclusion

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

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