Image 1/3: Use one or two fingers to apply light pressure downwards on the rear panel and push or pull in the direction of the arrow. Image 2/3: Use one or two fingers to apply light pressure downwards on the rear panel and push or pull in the direction of the arrow. Image 3/3: Use one or two fingers to apply light pressure downwards on the rear panel and push or pull in the direction of the arrow.
  • Locate the arrow on the panel of the rear side of the phone.

  • Use one or two fingers to apply light pressure downwards on the rear panel and push or pull in the direction of the arrow.

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Image 1/3: Lightly pull the battery away from the phone. This should not require much effort. Image 2/3: Lightly pull the battery away from the phone. This should not require much effort. Image 3/3: Lightly pull the battery away from the phone. This should not require much effort.
  • Place finger inside the small semi-spherical slot near the top of the battery.

  • Lightly pull the battery away from the phone. This should not require much effort.

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Image 1/1: The volume and camera buttons may fall out
  • Remove the four screws on the corners of the casing.

  • The volume and camera buttons may fall out

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Image 1/2: The case should require some effort to pry open, but do not use excessive force for risk of breaking the rear panel. Image 2/2: Slowly work the plastic opening tool around the edge of the casing, gently prying it around at all sides.
  • Starting near the top of the casing, use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the casing open.

    • The case should require some effort to pry open, but do not use excessive force for risk of breaking the rear panel.

  • Slowly work the plastic opening tool around the edge of the casing, gently prying it around at all sides.

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Image 1/2: The buttons for the camera and volume may fall out while removing the casing. Be careful not to lose the small pieces. Image 2/2: The buttons for the camera and volume may fall out while removing the casing. Be careful not to lose the small pieces.
  • Once the casing has been fully pried off of the phone, it should be easily removed by hand.

    • The buttons for the camera and volume may fall out while removing the casing. Be careful not to lose the small pieces.

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Image 1/1: The strip should detach easily with little force required.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to gently detach the golden strip from the logic board.

    • The strip should detach easily with little force required.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry the logic board out of the phone case from the bottom area of the phone.

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Image 1/2: Carefully unscrew the three screws to remove the panel covering the logic board. Image 2/2: Be careful with the screws after unscrewing them because they are small and easy to lose.
  • Flip the logic board over and locate the three screws along the edges.

  • Carefully unscrew the three screws to remove the panel covering the logic board.

    • Be careful with the screws after unscrewing them because they are small and easy to lose.

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Image 1/2: This will not require much force, so be gentle. Image 2/2: This will not require much force, so be gentle.
  • Flip the logic board back over and use the plastic opening tool to remove the metal cover on the logic board.

    • This will not require much force, so be gentle.

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Conclusion

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

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