Introduction

Use this guide to replace the midframe on your Samsung Galaxy S4 Active.

Image 1/2: Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone. Image 2/2: Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone.
  • Pry with a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, in the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera, near the power button.

  • Lift the rear case by the corner nearest the divot and remove it from the phone.

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Image 1/1: After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot.
  • Use the flat end of a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, to press 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.

  • Remove the microSD card.

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

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  • Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch of the battery compartment and lift the battery upward in order to remove it.

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Image 1/1: After the click, release the card and it will pop out of its slot.
  • Use a plastic opening tool, or your fingernail, to press the SIM 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.

  • Remove the SIM card.

  • During reassembly, push the SIM card into the slot until it clicks in place.

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Image 1/1: Remove the 12 visible screws.
  • Use the tip of a spudger to remove the four metallic pads located in each corner of the device.

  • Remove the 12 visible screws.

Important! 4 of the screws are under the little "metallic" bolsters, one at each corner. These can be removed with a plastic opening tool.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry around the entire edge of the midframe now to release it from the front case.

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Conclusion

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

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