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Power down the phone by holding down the red "end" button.
  • Power down the phone by holding down the red "end" button.

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Push and hold the button on the back toward the direction of the arrow to unlock the battery.
  • Push and hold the button on the back toward the direction of the arrow to unlock the battery.

  • Lift and remove the battery from the back of the phone.

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Use a push pin or tweezers to remove the neoprene screw-cover located on the upper, left corner of the back casing.
  • Use a push pin or tweezers to remove the neoprene screw-cover located on the upper, left corner of the back casing.

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Unscrew all four, 5mm Tri-Wing screws.
  • Unscrew all four, 5mm Tri-Wing screws.

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Pry the back casing off the device using a spudger.  Work your way along the edges to completely separate the back casing from the device. This step may require extra force. But too much force could break the back casing.
  • Pry the back casing off the device using a spudger. Work your way along the edges to completely separate the back casing from the device.

  • This step may require extra force. But too much force could break the back casing.

  • Remove the headphone jack cover when separating the back casing. The headphone jack is located on the opposite side of the antenna.

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Gently lift up the motherboard. The keypad should now be exposed.
  • Gently lift up the motherboard. The keypad should now be exposed.

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Using tweezers, pull on the silver flex ribbon to disconnect it from the motherboard.
  • Using tweezers, pull on the silver flex ribbon to disconnect it from the motherboard.

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Remove the motherboard from the back of the phone.
  • Remove the motherboard from the back of the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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