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Removing the battery.

Use the plastic opening tool to remove the 4 buttons on each corner of the Sidekick.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the 4 buttons on each corner of the Sidekick.

  • Gently pry open button and remove button.

  • Do this for each of the 3 buttons remaining.

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The bumpers on the top and bottom of the phone can be removed by simply "peeling" them off.
  • The bumpers on the top and bottom of the phone can be removed by simply "peeling" them off.

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  • Use the Phillips head screwdriver to remove the 4 screws that are underneath the 4 buttons you removed in step one.

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  • Flip the screen up halfway (90 degrees), to reveal the 2 screws above the right side of the keyboard.

  • Use the Torx 6 screwdriver to remove these 2 screws.

  • Be careful in handling the phone after removing the screws, because the two main bodies of the phone are no longer attached.

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  • After removing the 6 screws and both bumpers, the phone will be easy to separate into the two main bodies.

  • You can use your hands to simply pull apart the top casing from the bottom casing.

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  • Remove the 5 screws using the Torx 6 Screwdriver.

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  • Separate control board from housing using your fingers.

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  • Lightly pry upward on battery and back plate, and remove.

  • Do not use metal tool to pry. Use your fingers.

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