Introduction

In this guide, you will remove the internal hardware of the device to replace the back cover.

Parts

No parts required.

First, separate the halves by wedging it open with the wedger.
  • First, separate the halves by wedging it open with the wedger.

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Next, carefully remove the display ribbons from the motherboard by using tweezers.
  • Next, carefully remove the display ribbons from the motherboard by using tweezers.

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Then, remove the battery from the back cover by using the wedging tool.
  • Then, remove the battery from the back cover by using the wedging tool.

  • You might have some difficulty removing due to glue holding the battery in place.

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Now pop off the speakers with the wedger. Remove 3 Philips screws from the motherboard and then remove the motherboard.
  • Now pop off the speakers with the wedger.

  • Remove 3 Philips screws from the motherboard and then remove the motherboard.

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Lastly, make sure you have removed all of the excess pieces from the back cover.
  • Lastly, make sure you have removed all of the excess pieces from the back cover.

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Conclusion

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

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