Introduction

This guide will cover the removal of the Samsung SCH-U340 top casing.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn the cell phone so that the back side is facing you. Press the upper indent and slide the back cover down.
  • Turn the cell phone so that the back side is facing you. Press the upper indent and slide the back cover down.

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Pull battery up from indent at the bottom and slide it out.
  • Pull battery up from indent at the bottom and slide it out.

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Set the battery aside.
  • Set the battery aside.

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The outer casing consists of two separate parts on the upper and lower halves of the device. The upper outer casing is held on through a combination of screws and tabs. First remove the plastic plugs covering the screws with a spudger.
  • The outer casing consists of two separate parts on the upper and lower halves of the device. The upper outer casing is held on through a combination of screws and tabs. First remove the plastic plugs covering the screws with a spudger.

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Underneath the plugs are two small screws that can be removed with a small Phillips screwdriver. They will need to be pried out after unscrewing them due to their size. Take care not to lose the screws as they are small and have a tendency to roll.
  • Underneath the plugs are two small screws that can be removed with a small Phillips screwdriver. They will need to be pried out after unscrewing them due to their size. Take care not to lose the screws as they are small and have a tendency to roll.

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The outer cover is now secured with seven tabs: one large tab (marked in red) and seven smaller tabs (marked in orange).
  • The outer cover is now secured with seven tabs: one large tab (marked in red) and seven smaller tabs (marked in orange).

    • To begin removing the outer cover start by prying the large tab up with a flat object.

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Continue to pry each tab up, taking care not to break the tabs.
  • Continue to pry each tab up, taking care not to break the tabs.

  • If disaster strikes and a tab is broken, the outer casing can still be put back on assuming the majority of the tabs are still intact.

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After the last tab is removed, tug gently on the outer casing to remove it. Don't pull too hard, or you may damage the wires connected to the speaker.
  • After the last tab is removed, tug gently on the outer casing to remove it. Don't pull too hard, or you may damage the wires connected to the speaker.

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Conclusion

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

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