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  • I had to use a pair of tweezers to get the SIM card out.

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Image 1/1: **BE SURE NOT TO DAMAGE THE SIM CARD OR SD CARD SLOTS**
  • I started in the corner of the area with the SIM card and SD Card trays with a guitar pick.

  • **BE SURE NOT TO DAMAGE THE SIM CARD OR SD CARD SLOTS**

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Image 1/2: You can look at the picture of the rear cover to see where the snaps are located. Image 2/2: You can look at the picture of the rear cover to see where the snaps are located.
  • A guitar pick ended up not being enough. I switched to a metal pry tool and used a sort of spooning motion to get the rear cover unsnapped.

  • You can look at the picture of the rear cover to see where the snaps are located.

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Image 1/1: There was no adhesive on the back of my battery, just along the sides.
  • Remove the two screws attached to the circuit board on the battery and remove the battery.

    • There was no adhesive on the back of my battery, just along the sides.

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Image 1/3: The USB Charging Connector and the Antenna Board both have adhesive on the back. Remove the screws and carefully lift up on the boards to remove them. Image 2/3: **Be careful with the antenna cable!** Image 3/3: **Be careful with the antenna cable!**
  • Be careful when removing the ribbon cables as there is adhesive on the back of them. To remove the cables flip up the rear part of the connector to slide the cable out - *gently*.

  • The USB Charging Connector and the Antenna Board both have adhesive on the back. Remove the screws and carefully lift up on the boards to remove them.

    • **Be careful with the antenna cable!**

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Image 1/1: There was no adhesive holding this board in and the whole assembly lifted out as one piece.
  • Remove the 5 screws holding the Mainboard and Speakers in to place. *One of the screws is under the ribbon cable*

  • There was no adhesive holding this board in and the whole assembly lifted out as one piece.

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Conclusion

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

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