Detach the battery cover by sliding the cover down toward the bottom of the phone. Slide back cover in direction of arrow.
  • Detach the battery cover by sliding the cover down toward the bottom of the phone.

  • Slide back cover in direction of arrow.

  • Lift up on the battery cover to complete cover removal.

Remove battery by lifting up in the corner of the battery. Use the semi-circle provided in order to gain access to the battery.
  • Remove battery by lifting up in the corner of the battery.

  • Use the semi-circle provided in order to gain access to the battery.

  • Battery will come out at an angle. This does not require force.

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Use a phillips head (PH) #00 screwdriver to remove four screws connecting the two halves of the case.
  • Use a phillips head (PH) #00 screwdriver to remove four screws connecting the two halves of the case.

  • Note: keep the screws in a safe location, where they will not be lost until needed for reassembly.

Using your plastic opening tool, pry under the back case starting with the top as marked by red circle. There is a small clip at the top of the phone that must be released in order to remove the back case. The volume button and camera button are held in by the back case. Volume button pictured.  Camera button opposite.
  • Using your plastic opening tool, pry under the back case starting with the top as marked by red circle.

  • There is a small clip at the top of the phone that must be released in order to remove the back case.

  • The volume button and camera button are held in by the back case. Volume button pictured. Camera button opposite.

  • REASSEMBLY ONLY: Replace volume and camera buttons in place. Then, insert the top of the back case FIRST and squeeze together clips as you work toward the bottom of the phone.

Conclusion

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

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