Introduction

If your display is unresponsive or cracked, this is the guide for you! As you follow the steps below, please be careful to not damage the other components.

Insert a metal spudger between the back case and the screen of the device.
  • Insert a metal spudger between the back case and the screen of the device.

  • The back cover is attached to the device by a series of snaps. The snaps are positioned about an inch from each other.

  • Move the spudger along the perimeter of the device while it is in between the back case and the screen to open each snap.

    • There will be an audible click every time a snap releases.

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Remove the eleven #000 Phillips 2.8mm screws that hold the battery in place.
  • Remove the eleven #000 Phillips 2.8mm screws that hold the battery in place.

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  • Place one hand on the battery and grasp the outer edge of the device with the other hand.

  • Flip the device over so that the battery falls over and onto your hand.

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  • Pull the battery out until it is only connected to the device by the black, yellow, and red connectors.

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  • Hold the battery and grip the wires with your thumb and finger.

  • Pull the wires away from the device to remove the white connector from the black socket.

  • Lift the battery away from the device.

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  • Remove the green tape that is covering the ZIF connections.

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  • Use a plastic opening tool to lift the black tab on both ZIF connectors.

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  • Use a spudger to release the display flex able from the ZIF connector.

  • Pull out the front facing camera.

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  • Undo the press connectors with a plastic opening tool.

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  • Remove the two 2.8mm screws holding in the magnetic brackets with a PH00 bit.

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  • Pull out the two magnetic brackets.

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  • Remove the four 2.8mm screws holding in the daughterboard with a PH00 bit.

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  • Use a spudger to help lift up the daughterboard.

    • There is some glue so pry carefully.

  • Remove the daughterboard.

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  • Remove the four 2.8mm screws holding in the motherboard with a PH00 bit.

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  • Pull out the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

Blake Klein

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Hi Blake, this stops before getting to the screen?

Tom Kell - Reply

lollllllll.. this is incomplete

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