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Turn Samsung SCH3500 around so that the back is facing you. Depress locking tab on the back of the phone with a finger or thumb.
  • Turn Samsung SCH3500 around so that the back is facing you. Depress locking tab on the back of the phone with a finger or thumb.

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Slide battery toward bottom of the phone, ~1/4 inch, to clear the hooks that keep it secured to the back of the phone.
  • Slide battery toward bottom of the phone, ~1/4 inch, to clear the hooks that keep it secured to the back of the phone.

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  • Lift battery away from phone case.

  • The battery is now removed from the device. Congratulations.

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  • Grasp antenna firmly and rotate counterclockwise to unscrew it from the phone.

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  • When unscrewed, pull the antenna straight up and out.

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  • Pull guide tube free from its retaining ring and slide it out the top, like the antenna (optional).

  • The antenna and its guide tube are now removed from the phone. Congratulations.

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  • Remove the four screws using a T6 Torx screwdriver.

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  • Work from the bottom of the phone, separating the two halves of the case.

  • Note: Take care to keep the logic board with the front case half. Part of the logic board is exposed to the sticker under the battery on the rear case half.

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  • Angle the rear case half away from the top of the front case half, pivoting the hooks out of their clasps.

  • Caution: Do not fully separate the halves. There is an antenna ribbon connected to the logic board from the back cover.

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  • Disconnect the antenna ribbon cable from the logic board at the Zero Insertion Force (ZIF) connector. The brown portion of the connector lifts up to release the cable end.

  • The Back Cover is now removed. Congratulations.

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  • Remove the connector for the earpiece speaker, located on the upper end of the logic board.

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  • Turn the front cover over, gently prying the logic board away from the front cover. It will remain attached by two wires from the front of the board.

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  • Work the microphone out of its socket on the front cover; it will remain attached to the logic board, its wires are soldered.

  • The logic board is now removed from the phone. Congratulations.

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Conclusion

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

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