Remove the 2 screws on the back cover using a Phillips head #0 screwdriver. Remove the 2 screws on the back cover using a Phillips head #0 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 2 screws on the back cover using a Phillips head #0 screwdriver.

Remove the screw on each side of the device using a Phillips head screwdriver. Remove the screw on each side of the device using a Phillips head screwdriver.
  • Remove the screw on each side of the device using a Phillips head screwdriver.

Using the plastic opening kit, place the prying end of the kit into the opening created by removing the screws. Gently pry open the back cover. Insert the plastic opening tool in between the cover joints. Gently pry open the back cover. Insert the plastic opening tool in between the cover joints.
  • Using the plastic opening kit, place the prying end of the kit into the opening created by removing the screws.

  • Gently pry open the back cover. Insert the plastic opening tool in between the cover joints.

Once the back cover has been removed the battery will be visible. Pry the battery from the device.
  • Once the back cover has been removed the battery will be visible.

  • Pry the battery from the device.

    • NOTE: The battery should still be connected to the device

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Unplug the battery connecting cables. NOTE: The battery now should be free from all connections to the device.
  • Unplug the battery connecting cables.

    • NOTE: The battery now should be free from all connections to the device.

Once the battery has been removed you can see the motherboard. Unscrew 4 screws on the metal docket using a Phillips head screw driver. The USB connector can now be taken off of the device.
  • Once the battery has been removed you can see the motherboard.

  • Unscrew 4 screws on the metal docket using a Phillips head screw driver.

  • The USB connector can now be taken off of the device.

Using the philips screwdriver, remove the two screws on the mother board. Using the philips screwdriver, remove the two screws on the mother board.
  • Using the philips screwdriver, remove the two screws on the mother board.

Place the pry tool in-between the front cover and mother board. Gently separate the front cover. Gently separate the front cover.
  • Place the pry tool in-between the front cover and mother board.

  • Gently separate the front cover.

After opening the front cover you will see and electric ribbon connecting the buttons to the mother board.
  • After opening the front cover you will see and electric ribbon connecting the buttons to the mother board.

CAUTION: Do not rip the electric ribbon from the mother board. Carefully flip up the plastic lip that holds the electric ribbon to the board.
  • CAUTION: Do not rip the electric ribbon from the mother board.

  • Carefully flip up the plastic lip that holds the electric ribbon to the board.

Remove the 3 screws located around the motherboard. 2 screws are located on the left side and1 screw is located on the right side. NOTE:The orientation of the second picture is screen side down!
  • Remove the 3 screws located around the motherboard. 2 screws are located on the left side and1 screw is located on the right side.

  • NOTE:The orientation of the second picture is screen side down!

The motherboard should be loose from the middle casing. Gently pull the motherboard away from the middle casing
  • The motherboard should be loose from the middle casing.

  • Gently pull the motherboard away from the middle casing

  • The device should now be in multiple parts.

Conclusion

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

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