1. Begin by separating the back panel from the screen glass assembly using the plastic opening tool.
    • Begin by separating the back panel from the screen glass assembly using the plastic opening tool.

    • Insert the plastic opening tool between the edge of the glass screen and the metal frame around the device.

  2. Continue around the entire device until the back panel is completely separated from the screen. Continue around the entire device until the back panel is completely separated from the screen.
    • Continue around the entire device until the back panel is completely separated from the screen.

  3. Remove the four 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws. Remove the four 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws.
    • Remove the four 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws.

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  5. Gently pull up on the plastic tab that has red, blue and black wires that connects the battery to the motherboard.
    • Gently pull up on the plastic tab that has red, blue and black wires that connects the battery to the motherboard.

  6. The battery should be completely disconnected and the new one can be installed.
    • The battery should be completely disconnected and the new one can be installed.

  7. Remove the two 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws. Remove the two 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws.
    • Remove the two 2.5mm Phillips #000 screws.

  8. Gently pull up on tab that connects the charging port to the motherboard Gently pull up on tab that connects the charging port to the motherboard Gently pull up on tab that connects the charging port to the motherboard
    • Gently pull up on tab that connects the charging port to the motherboard

Conclusion

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

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Thank you for your help. You are awesome :-)

Kim Williams - Reply

I did all of this and battery says “not charging” while plugged in. Replaced both battery and port.

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