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

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Image 1/2: Pull up on the battery pack and completely separate it from the phone. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/2: Use a three-prong screw bit to remove all 5 screws Image 2/2: 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.

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  • Separate the two cases.

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  • 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.

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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.

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

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Image 1/2: ''Do not damage the yellow film. Ensure that it stays in one piece and does not tear.'' Image 2/2: ''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

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Image 1/3: Detach the metal casing from the circuit board Image 2/3: Detach the metal casing from the circuit board Image 3/3: 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

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Image 1/3: Use the spudger tool to gently pry the vibrator motor out of its protective shell Image 2/3: Use the spudger tool to gently pry the vibrator motor out of its protective shell Image 3/3: 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

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Conclusion

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

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