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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the microSD card.

Image 1/2: Insert a plastic opening tool or fingernail into the notch in the gap between the rear case and the rest of the phone, located at the top of the device. Image 2/2: Gently twist the opening tool to disconnect the clips securing the top of the rear case.
  • The following four steps can be accomplished without a plastic opening tool. However, it's recommended to use a tool to best avoid breaking any clips along the perimeter of the rear case.

  • Insert a plastic opening tool or fingernail into the notch in the gap between the rear case and the rest of the phone, located at the top of the device.

  • Gently twist the opening tool to disconnect the clips securing the top of the rear case.

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  • Slide the plastic opening tool left along the top edge and repeat the twisting motion to widen the gap between the rear case and the phone.

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  • Continue to move the plastic opening tool around the perimeter of the top left corner, gently prying up along the rear case.

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  • Pry along the top right side, and continue prying down the right side of the rear case.

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Image 1/2: You may need to peel the case up to separate it from any clips still holding it to the bottom of the phone. Image 2/2: You may need to peel the case up to separate it from any clips still holding it to the bottom of the phone.
  • Lift up and remove the rear case from the phone.

  • You may need to peel the case up to separate it from any clips still holding it to the bottom of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Wedge a plastic opening tool into the small notch above the battery. Image 2/2: Pry the battery up out of its recess.
  • This step can be accomplished without the need of a plastic opening tool. Just use your finger if you want to.

  • Wedge a plastic opening tool into the small notch above the battery.

  • Pry the battery up out of its recess.

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  • Remove the battery.

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Image 1/3: After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot. Image 2/3: For reassembly, push the microSD card into the slot until it clicks in place. Image 3/3: For reassembly, push the microSD card into the slot until it clicks in place.
  • Using your fingernail, push the microSD card slightly deeper into its slot, until you hear a click.

  • After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot.

  • For reassembly, push the microSD card into the slot until it clicks in place.

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Image 1/2: Remove the microSD card from the phone. Image 2/2: Remove the microSD card from the phone.
  • Use your thumb to slide the microSD card out of the slot.

  • Remove the microSD card from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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