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Introduction

If the buttons are failing to work on your device, you should consider replacing the buttons. Use this guide to replace the buttons in your phone.

  1. Power off and remove SIM card tray. Power off and remove SIM card tray.
    • Power off and remove SIM card tray.

  2. Heat up the back cover to soften the adhesive. Place the suction cup to open a gap from top side, then insert guitar picks and slide it to cut the adhesive underneath. Remove back cover.
    • Heat up the back cover to soften the adhesive.

    • Place the suction cup to open a gap from top side, then insert guitar picks and slide it to cut the adhesive underneath.

    • Remove back cover.

  3. Twist off 10 Phillips screws all. Loosen NFC clip and flashlight clip.
    • Twist off 10 Phillips screws all.

    • Loosen NFC clip and flashlight clip.

  4. Remove the plastic bracket. Pry up and remove back frame. Pry up and remove back frame.
    • Remove the plastic bracket.

    • Pry up and remove back frame.

  5. Remove front camera. Remove front camera. Remove front camera.
    • Remove front camera.

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  7. Remove rear camera. Remove rear camera. Remove rear camera.
    • Remove rear camera.

  8. Remove loudspeaker. Remove loudspeaker. Remove loudspeaker.
    • Remove loudspeaker.

  9. Release charging port connector. Remove plastic protective bar. Pry up motherboard assembly from this side. There are three flex connectors connecting the motherboard underneath. So pry up the motherboard assembly gently.
    • Release charging port connector.

    • Remove plastic protective bar.

    • Pry up motherboard assembly from this side. There are three flex connectors connecting the motherboard underneath. So pry up the motherboard assembly gently.

  10. Push audio jack out of the slot, no adhesive underneath. Release LCD flex connector and main flex connector. Separate motherboard assembly from middle housing.
    • Push audio jack out of the slot, no adhesive underneath.

    • Release LCD flex connector and main flex connector.

    • Separate motherboard assembly from middle housing.

  11. Take away NFC antenna on battery. Be aware that the NFC antenna is held by an adhesive and made of thin plastic. Remove it very carefully.
    • Take away NFC antenna on battery.

    • Be aware that the NFC antenna is held by an adhesive and made of thin plastic. Remove it very carefully.

  12. Release battery connector. Pull straight out on the black ends of the battery adhesive strips until they come off. Pry up and remove battery.
    • Release battery connector.

    • Pull straight out on the black ends of the battery adhesive strips until they come off.

    • Pry up and remove battery.

  13. Place the new battery adhesive strips on the motherboard Press the new battery in place
    • Place the new battery adhesive strips on the motherboard

    • Press the new battery in place

    • Follow all the steps in reverse to reassemble your phone

  14. Use the tweezers to push the buttons from the outside to the inside of the phone. Use the tweezers to gently remove from the connector.
    • Use the tweezers to push the buttons from the outside to the inside of the phone.

    • Use the tweezers to gently remove from the connector.

Conclusion

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

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