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Introduction

How to remove & replace the phone's back cover.

Parts

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  1. Orient the phone with the screen facing down.
    • Orient the phone with the screen facing down.

    • Using your thumb, slide the back panel away from the camera to expose the battery.

  2. Grip the battery on its sides, opposite the direction of the white arrow. Pry the battery up. It will pivot at the end with the white arrow. The battery will now be free.
    • Grip the battery on its sides, opposite the direction of the white arrow.

    • Pry the battery up. It will pivot at the end with the white arrow. The battery will now be free.

  3. Remove the six 3.5 mm Phillips #000 screws, using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.
    • Remove the six 3.5 mm Phillips #000 screws, using a Phillips #000 screwdriver.

    • Put the screws in a safe place, as they are very small and easy to lose.

  4. Remove the back cover by gently prying around the top and bottom edges with a nylon spudger.
    • Remove the back cover by gently prying around the top and bottom edges with a nylon spudger.

    • It may help to slide the touchscreen upwards when removing the back panel.

    • The side buttons will become loose and are prone to falling out, so put these in a safe place.

Conclusion

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

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