1. Insert an opening pick between the rear case and the plastic rim.
    • Insert an opening pick between the rear case and the plastic rim.

    • You may need to add multiple picks to detach the clips.

    • Slide the pick along the edge of the rear case until you release the plastic clips attaching the rear case to the display.

    • Continue to slide the pick around the edge of the rear case until all clips are released.

  2. Lift the case up to remove it.
    • Lift the case up to remove it.

    • Use the flat end of a nlyon spudger to pry up the black plastic tabs securing the two ZIF connectors.

    • Use the flat end of a nylon spudger to pry up the brown plastic tab securing the orange ribbon cable.

    • Remove all three ribbon cables by gently pulling the cables away from the ZIF connectors.

    • Use a Phillips #000 screwdriver to remove the ten 3mm screws securing the battery to the chassis.

    • Use the pointed end of a nylon spudger to pry the two battery connections away from the motherboard.

    • Lift with a nylon spudger to remove the battery.

    • Use the flat end of a plastic spudger to pry up the press-fit connector from the motherboard.

    • Remove the camera by gently pulling upward with a pair of tweezers.

Conclusion

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

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