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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Motorola Moto G 2nd Generation, use our service manual.

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  • Remove back cover. It's easy, no adhesive and no screws.

Also remove the SIM and SDCard!

Ben Low - Reply

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  • Twist off all 14 screws together and remove the back frame easily. But the screws feature different lengths, you'd better remember their positions.

"You'd better remember their positions" Can't you make full guides on all your devices?

Glaceau Clara - Reply

Hi there! This is a teardown, not a repair guide, check the full manual to see more complete guides, here for instance is a detailed screw removal step.

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  • Take away the volume button and power button.

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  • Release SIM&SD card reader connector and battery connector. And get the vibrator motor free from adhesive.

Can u explain little detailed about this step. Unable to release sim connector.

Goutham Ram - Reply

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  • Loosen the platinum foil under SIM & SD card reader from plate. And then drag the stickers out which fix the battery.

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  • At that time, remove the battery with SIM & SD card reader assembly together.

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  • Separate battery and SIM & SD card reader assembly.

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  • Release LCD screen connector from motherboard.

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  • Release sensor flex connector and front camera connector respectively.

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  • Remove screws on the motherboard and the motherboard can be removed easily.

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  • Remove rear camera.

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  • Remove front camera and sensor cable.

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  • Remove earpiece and loudspeaker.

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  • Done.

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Sophia

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Nice work!

REQUEST: Next time you do a cell phone would you also shoot a straight down on top shot. The 3/4 is nice but I want to look straight down !

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P.S. Or just do a single TOP VIEW at the END like this one from Dillon ! Pretty Please!

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Can anyone please tell me where I can get the details of the Antenna used for the GSM connection in this phone? Like the drawing or schematic.

Please I really need this as this phone has poor cell reception.

Amol - Reply

My Moto G just burned with 12 V from a cheap auto-recharger. But I lost very important data on the 8 GB memory. Is there a possible way to save the data?

mihaibanditu - Reply

Where can I get more information about GPS module and its antenna?

Paulo Abner - Reply

how to remove the external HDD? is there any way to recover data from it after detaching it from the device?

Atul Mohan - Reply

Give mi a seting

Ashish Barvhan - Reply

Mala motoG2 chi purn settings pahije

Ashish Barvhan - Reply

Can not remove the LCD?

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