Parts

No parts required.

  1. Locate the button on the bottom of the phone. Once located, press and hold the button down.
    • Locate the button on the bottom of the phone. Once located, press and hold the button down.

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  2. While holding the button down, remove the back cover of the phone.
    • While holding the button down, remove the back cover of the phone.

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    • Use the size 00 Phillips screwdriver to remove the four screws located on the back of the phone. These screws are circled in yellow in the given image.

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    • Using the same 00 Phillips screwdriver, remove the two screws at the bottom back plate of the phone near the camera and the speaker.

    • These screws will be 7.25 mm long.

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    • Before proceeding, locate the USB port (where the charger can be plugged in) and open it using the iFixit Opening Tool.

    • Failure to open USB port cover at this stage may result in damaging the device.

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    • Remove the screws on either side of the camera/speaker with a Phillips 00 screwdriver.

    • These screws will be 5.45 mm long.

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    • Use the iFixit Opening Tool to begin removing the camera/speaker from the logic board.

    • Practice caution to prevent damage to the attaching ribbon.

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    • To completely remove the camera/speaker, locate the orange attachment beneath it (as shown in the image).

    • Then, use the iFixit Opening Tool to gently pry the camera/speaker off.

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    • Use the iFixit Opening Tool to pop off the yellow tab on the logic board.

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    • Use the iFixit Opening Tool to pop off the other orange tab to free the logic board.

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    • To completely remove the logic board, use the iFixit Opening Tool to pop it up, then use your fingers to pull it out.

    • Do not be alarmed if the volume and hold switch buttons are removed from the logic board.

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    • Open/swivel the phone so the back of the LCD panel is visible.

    • Use the iPod opening tool to pry the keypad from the hinge on the back of the device.

    • A moderate amount of force may need to be applied.

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    • Using your fingernail, remove the stickers covering the screws on the back of the LCD casing.

    • Using a phillips 00 screwdriver, remove all six screws on the back of the device.

    • These screws will be 3.45 mm long.

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    • Using a generous amount of force, use your hands to pry loose the casing from the LCD panel.

    • If necessary, use the iPod opening tool to completely free the casing.

    • Be careful not to sever the wire connecting the outer casing to the display board.

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    • Using the iPod opening tool, remove the click wheel from the board.

    • After you have freed the edges, use the spudger to release the clip holding it flush to the board.

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    • Unlock the ribbon connection by pressing down on the black clip.

    • Carefully pull the click wheel away from the device.

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    • Using tweezers, grip the red and blue wires that attach the audio earpiece to the outer casing and pull.

    • This is glued on so a moderate amount of force may be needed.

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Conclusion

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

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