Introduction

This guide will demonstrate careful steps to remove the motherboard from the phone without damaging the the interconnection parts.

  1. Press down the back and push up to remove back cover.
    • Press down the back and push up to remove back cover.

    • Insert finger into gap at the top left and remove battery.

  2. Use flat-head screwdriver to remove back lid.
    • Use flat-head screwdriver to remove back lid.

  3. Locate the six screws and remove them with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
    • Locate the six screws and remove them with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

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    • Insert the flat-head screwdriver into the crevice.

    • Slide and dislodge snap-ons under.

    • Remove the back frame.

  5. Locate and remove the six screws with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
    • Locate and remove the six screws with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • Separate the black middle frame from the front frame.

    • Be careful not to tear the phone bus.

  6. Locate and remove the four screws with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
    • Locate and remove the four screws with Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

    • Insert the flat-head screwdriver into the crevice.

    • Slide the flat-head screwdriver and dislodge the snap-ons under.

    • Be careful not to rip the band.

  7. Use hands to remove both phone buses from the linkages, and remove motherboard.
    • Use hands to remove both phone buses from the linkages, and remove motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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