Flip the phone over so that the screen is facing down.
  • Flip the phone over so that the screen is facing down.

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Push the gray lever up towards the top of the phone. Pull up on the battery pack and completely separate it from the phone.
  • Push the gray lever up towards the top of the phone.

  • Pull up on the battery pack and completely separate it from the phone.

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Locate the 5 screws around the back casing. Use a three-prong screw bit to remove all 5 screws
  • Locate the 5 screws around the back casing.

  • Use a three-prong screw bit to remove all 5 screws

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Use the plastic opening tool and slide it around the phone to pull apart the front and back casing.
  • Use the plastic opening tool and slide it around the phone to pull apart the front and back casing.

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Separate the two cases.
  • Separate the two cases.

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Use the plastic opening tool to remove the motherboard from the front case.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to remove the motherboard from the front case.

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Locate the 4 white clips of the dispaly. Locate the 4 white clips of the dispaly.
  • Locate the 4 white clips of the dispaly.

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Using the plastic opening tool, pull the white clips of the display away from the printed circuit board to unclip display. Using the plastic opening tool, pull the white clips of the display away from the printed circuit board to unclip display.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, pull the white clips of the display away from the printed circuit board to unclip display.

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Grasp the display on both sides and carefully pull the display off of the printed circuit board. Grasp the display on both sides and carefully pull the display off of the printed circuit board.
  • Grasp the display on both sides and carefully pull the display off of the printed circuit board.

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Using the plastic opening tool, carefully remove the yellow film covering the display connector. Do not damage the yellow film. Ensure that it stays in one piece and does not tear.
  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully remove the yellow film covering the display connector.

    • Do not damage the yellow film. Ensure that it stays in one piece and does not tear.

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Use a Phillips-head screw bit to remove the screw under the yellow film
  • Use a Phillips-head screw bit to remove the screw under the yellow film

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Use the spudger tool to pry the latches ways from the circuit board Detach the metal casing from the circuit board Detach the metal casing from the circuit board
  • Use the spudger tool to pry the latches ways from the circuit board

  • Detach the metal casing from the circuit board

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Remove wires attaching vibrator motor to circuit board gently so as not to damage them Remove wires attaching vibrator motor to circuit board gently so as not to damage them
  • Remove wires attaching vibrator motor to circuit board gently so as not to damage them

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Once the metal casing is removed from the circuit board take it and locate the vibrator motor on the top side of the casing Use the spudger tool to gently pry the vibrator motor out of its protective shell Use the spudger tool to gently pry the vibrator motor out of its protective shell
  • Once the metal casing is removed from the circuit board take it and locate the vibrator motor on the top side of the casing

  • Use the spudger tool to gently pry the vibrator motor out of its protective shell

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With the vibrator motor completely removed, you can now replace it with a new one
  • With the vibrator motor completely removed, you can now replace it with a new one

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Conclusion

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

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