1. Looking at the back of your phone, use your finger to remove the back cover
    • Looking at the back of your phone, use your finger to remove the back cover

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  2. Remove the battery.
    • Remove the battery.

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    • With a small phillips-head screw driver, remove the six screws holding the back panel in place.

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    • Use the pry tool to pry the back panel from the rest of the phone. Pry from the edge closest to the screen for simplicity.

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    • Using tweezers, gently lift connectors from motherboard.

    • A connector will be on the upper left

    • The second connector is located towards the top of the phone. Above the camera. It comes off with ease.

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    • Use the tweezers to carefully remove the 2 adhesive orange ribbons.

    • These stay attached to the motherboard so be careful not to break them.

    • They are on the side of the phone.

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    • Use a philips-head screwdriver to remove the single screw on the bottom of the phone. Located to the right of the charging port.

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    • Lift the motherboard upwards separating it from your screen.

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    • Hold the motherboard with the circuits facing towards you

    • Gently take the back camera with two fingers and pull up-wards. A wiggle may help.

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


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