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Tearing down the Samsung Galaxy Centura, a Tracfone / Straight Talk exclusive.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Samsung Galaxy Centura, use our service manual.

This is the Samsung Galaxy Centura, a low-end smartphone made for the Tracfone/Straight Talk networks. This is the Samsung Galaxy Centura, a low-end smartphone made for the Tracfone/Straight Talk networks.
  • This is the Samsung Galaxy Centura, a low-end smartphone made for the Tracfone/Straight Talk networks.

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Remove the battery, and then remove the 7 Phillips screws surrounding the outer casing. Remove the battery, and then remove the 7 Phillips screws surrounding the outer casing.
  • Remove the battery, and then remove the 7 Phillips screws surrounding the outer casing.

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Pop the 4 clips on both the left and right side of the phone. The outer casing should come right off by pulling. This antenna can be removed with a spudger or screwdriver. This is the speaker assembly (with more antennas!)
  • Pop the 4 clips on both the left and right side of the phone. The outer casing should come right off by pulling.

  • This antenna can be removed with a spudger or screwdriver.

  • This is the speaker assembly (with more antennas!)

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Disconnect the two flex cables with a spudger or plastic opening tool. Disconnect the two flex cables with a spudger or plastic opening tool. Disconnect the two flex cables with a spudger or plastic opening tool.
  • Disconnect the two flex cables with a spudger or plastic opening tool.

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Now the display assembly is free.
  • Now the display assembly is free.

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Remove the 3 Phillips screws on the back of the motherboard to remove the EMI shielding.
  • Remove the 3 Phillips screws on the back of the motherboard to remove the EMI shielding.

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Congrats! You've torn down the Samsung Galaxy Centura.
  • Congrats! You've torn down the Samsung Galaxy Centura.

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