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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T, use our service manual.

  1. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Back Cover Panel: step 1, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Back Cover Panel: step 1, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Back Cover Panel: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Place the phone face down.

    • Slide the back cover panel away from you, until you hear a click.

    • Lift the back cover panel off.

  2. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Battery: step 2, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Battery: step 2, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Battery: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Place the plastic opening tool in the gap between the camera and battery.

    • Pry the battery up.

    • Remove the battery.

  3. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Torx Screws: step 3, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Torx Screws: step 3, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Torx Screws: step 3, image 3 of 3
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    • Locate the six 3mm torx screws holding the plastic mid frame in place.

    • Remove the six torx screws with the T4 torx screwdriver.

  4. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Plastic Mid Frame: step 4, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Plastic Mid Frame: step 4, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Plastic Mid Frame: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • Place the plastic opening tool in the charging port.

    • Pry up to loosen the bottom edge of the plastic mid frame.

    • Work the plastic opening tool along the seam, until the the plastic mid frame is detached.

    • Remove the plastic mid frame.

  5. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Power and Volume Buttons: step 5, image 1 of 2 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Power and Volume Buttons: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Locate the power button.

    • Locate the volume botton.

    • Slide the two buttons up and out of the phone.

    • The removed buttons are incredibly easy to lose, so be sure to keep an eye on them.

  6. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Power Button Sensor Strip: step 6, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Power Button Sensor Strip: step 6, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Power Button Sensor Strip: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • Locate the power button sensor strip.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

    • Pry the sensor strip up.

  7. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Volume Button Sensor Strip: step 7, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Volume Button Sensor Strip: step 7, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Volume Button Sensor Strip: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Locate the volume button sensor strip.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the sensor strip.

    • Pry the sensor strip up.

  8. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Outer Screen Connector: step 8, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Outer Screen Connector: step 8, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Outer Screen Connector: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Locate the outer screen connector.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

    • Pry the screen connector up.

  9. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Inner Screen Connector: step 9, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Inner Screen Connector: step 9, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Inner Screen Connector: step 9, image 3 of 3
    • Locate the inner screen connector.

    • Place the plastic opening tool under the screen connector.

    • Pry the screen connector up.

  10. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Motherboard: step 10, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Motherboard: step 10, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Motherboard: step 10, image 3 of 3
    • Place the plastic opening tool in the charger port.

    • Pry the motherboard up.

    • Remove the motherboard.

  11. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Screen: step 11, image 1 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Screen: step 11, image 2 of 3 T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown, Remove Screen: step 11, image 3 of 3
    • Pick up the front half of your phone with your left hand.

    • Slowly rotate the phone so the screen falls into your right hand.

    • Be extremely careful not to drop the screen.

  12. T-Mobile Huawei Prism U8651T Teardown: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Teardown complete

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