1. Apply pressure to the back cover and slide it forward towards the camera.
    • Apply pressure to the back cover and slide it forward towards the camera.

    • Lift the back cover off the phone.

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  2. Holding the phone firmly, use the notches to grip and lift up the battery.
    • Holding the phone firmly, use the notches to grip and lift up the battery.

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    • Remove the four 4.45mm screws at the corners of the phone.

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    • Use the plastic opening tool to unhinge the locks around the edges of the phone.

    • Do not worry about the inner components of the phone; they are not connected to this case.

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    • Lift the casing off of the phone.

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    • With the screws removed, locate the antenna.

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    • Using a Phillips head screwdriver, remove the 4.50mm screw holding the antenna in place.

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    • Using the plastic opener tool, squeeze gently on the antenna cable connector and lift to remove the connector from its position.

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    • Gently lift up on the antenna and remove it from the back of the device.

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    • Remove the two 3.50mm screws connecting the motherboard to the case.

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    • Use the plastic opener tool to detach the three ribbons on the motherboard.

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    • Lift out the top right ribbon from its slot on the motherboard.

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    • Use the plastic opener tool to unhinge the the locks on the side of the motherboard connecting it to the front casing.

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    • Lift the motherboard away from the front casing.

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    • After removing lifting up on the motherboard, the front casing and center frame should be separated as shown.

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    • Using the plastic opener tool, detach the ribbon located on the bottom of the phone below the battery compartment.

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    • Lift the microchip (located at the bottom of the phone) and insert the plastic opener tool under the screen.

    • Lift up the screen. The microchip is attached to the screen and will be lifted out with the screen.

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    • After lifting out the LCD screen, the screen and its housing should be separated as shown.

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Conclusion

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

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