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  1. Remove the 4 (4.7mm) philips head screws.
    • Remove the 4 (4.7mm) philips head screws.

  2. Unplug the rubber charger outlet cover.
    • Unplug the rubber charger outlet cover.

  3. Unplug the rubber headset jack cover.
    • Unplug the rubber headset jack cover.

  4. Begin by inserting the pry tool near the charger jack. There are 4 tabs to release.
    • Begin by inserting the pry tool near the charger jack.

    • There are 4 tabs to release.

    • Start at the bottom and slide the tool up, lifting the silver front of the phone away from the white backing.

    • Loosen the 2 side tabs before moving on to the top two.

    • See the second photo to see location of the tabs.

    • Be careful of the ribbon wires shown in second photo.

  5. Once the two side tabs are free; gently pry the white backing down to release the top two tabs. Hold the phone with the left hand as shown
    • Once the two side tabs are free; gently pry the white backing down to release the top two tabs.

    • Hold the phone with the left hand as shown

    • Wiggle the white backplate from side to side while pulling down with the right hand.

    • Be careful of the ribbon wires shown in second photo.

  6. Remove the ribbon wires connecting to the screen using the pry tool.
    • Remove the ribbon wires connecting to the screen using the pry tool.

  7. 2 tabs hold the motherboard in place.
    • 2 tabs hold the motherboard in place.

    • Release the labeled tabs with the pry tool from the location shown.

  8. Separate the motherboard from the phone.
    • Separate the motherboard from the phone.

Conclusion

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

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