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Image 1/3: Using one hand, pinch the two tabs inward, and use your other hand to slide the front cover of the screen off of the phone. Image 2/3: Note: Do not apply too much of force. If you find it difficult to remove the front cover, try pinching the tabs in harder, and make sure you are sliding the front cover directly downward. Image 3/3: Note: Do not apply too much of force. If you find it difficult to remove the front cover, try pinching the tabs in harder, and make sure you are sliding the front cover directly downward.
  • With the phone upright and folded shut, locate the two silver tabs at the top of the screen.

  • Using one hand, pinch the two tabs inward, and use your other hand to slide the front cover of the screen off of the phone.

  • Note: Do not apply too much of force. If you find it difficult to remove the front cover, try pinching the tabs in harder, and make sure you are sliding the front cover directly downward.

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Image 1/2: Be sure to keep track of the little screws, since they can be lost easily. Image 2/2: Be sure to keep track of the little screws, since they can be lost easily.
  • Using the T6 Torx screwdriver, remove each of the 4mm screws located in the corners of the phone.

  • Be sure to keep track of the little screws, since they can be lost easily.

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  • Locate the tabs on either side of the phone. Pull the outer case away from each tab with the plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/3: Two plastic tabs are located under the lip of your phone. Use a plastic opening tool to pop the outer case away from the tabs. Image 2/3: After the outside case is clear of the four tabs, removed it. Image 3/3: After the outside case is clear of the four tabs, removed it.
  • Hold the phone upside-down.

  • Two plastic tabs are located under the lip of your phone. Use a plastic opening tool to pop the outer case away from the tabs.

  • After the outside case is clear of the four tabs, removed it.

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Image 1/3: Pry the board (entire insides) from the casing using the pry tool. Image 2/3: The screen should be able to lift almost completely away as shown. Image 3/3: The screen should be able to lift almost completely away as shown.
  • Pry the speakers from the casing, which are attached with only glue.

  • Pry the board (entire insides) from the casing using the pry tool.

  • The screen should be able to lift almost completely away as shown.

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Image 1/3: Lastly, peel the white paper up and away from the screen to reveal the screen's electrical connection. Image 2/3: Remove the screen's electrical tab, disconnecting the entire screen from the phone. Image 3/3: Remove the screen's electrical tab, disconnecting the entire screen from the phone.
  • Peel the screen from the rest of the board using your fingers. Be careful not to break anything.

  • Lastly, peel the white paper up and away from the screen to reveal the screen's electrical connection.

  • Remove the screen's electrical tab, disconnecting the entire screen from the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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