Introduction

Use this guide to remove or replace the water and dust resistant rear cover.

Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera. Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone. Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone.
  • Insert a fingernail or plastic opening tool into the divot to the left of the rear-facing camera.

  • Gently pry and twist the flexible rear cover off the back of the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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