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Changes to Step #2

Edit by Tarun Thiruma

Edit approved by Tarun Thiruma


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-[* black] Insert wisdom here.
+[* black] Apply a suction cup to the back of the phone, as close to the center of the bottom edge as possible.
+[* black] Pull on the suction cup with strong, steady force to create a gap between the back cover and the frame.
+[* black] Insert the point of an opening pick into the gap.
+[* icon_note] Due to tight tolerances, this may take multiple attempts of reheating with the iOpener and separating with the suction cup before you get it right.
+ [* black] If you are having trouble creating a gap, your best bet is to apply more heat to the edge and try again.
+ [* black] You can also try applying a few drops of high concentration (over 90%) isopropyl alcohol into the seam to help loosen the adhesive.
+ [* icon_caution] Do not apply excessive force with the pick, or you will risk cracking the back cover glass.