Introduction

To replace that pesky antenna or headphone jack that keeps breaking on you.

Remove the SIM card.
  • Remove the SIM card.

  • Remove the microSD card.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the back cover and the front piece of the case, freeing the plastic clips between the phone.

  • Do this along the back right side of the phone cover until you reach the top.

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Use the plastic opening tool to carefully work your way around the top of the phone, freeing the plastic clips.
  • Use the plastic opening tool to carefully work your way around the top of the phone, freeing the plastic clips.

  • Be cautious when using the tool around the top of the device because the plastic case is very thin and could easily be cracked or snapped.

  • After this continue using the tool and pry down the remaining side and the bottom of the phone.

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  • With all the plastic clips released, pull away the back cover from the phone to remove it.

  • The back cover is attached to the battery with a large amount of adhesive. Some force may be required to pull the back cover from the phone.

  • The back cover is very durable and will not break from some bending or pulling.

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  • Looking at the top rectangular hump where the camera is located, you will now use the plastic opening tool to remove the camera cover.

  • With the plastic opening tool, apply pressure into any surrounding crease of the camera cover to remove it.

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  • Using the T5 and T4 bit pieces, remove the silver screws located around the rear case of the phone.

  • Remove the three 6.7 mm silver T4 screws that are located at the top of the phone.

  • Remove the five 4.0 mm silver T5 screws that are located near the middle of the phone.

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  • Using the T4 bit piece remove the three black 4.5 mm screws that are located at the bottom of the phone.

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  • Insert the plastic opening tool between the rear case and motherboard assembly.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully work your way around the phone, freeing the plastic clips.

  • Carefully pull the rear case off the motherboard assembly.

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  • Use the tip of the spudger, lift the red silicone cover off the battery terminal screws.

  • Remove the two 3.3mm T5 Torx battery terminal screws.

  • Grab the red battery removal tab and pull the battery out.

  • There might be some adhesive between the battery and motherboard assembly.

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  • Using the T5 bit pieces, remove the silver screws located around the metal chassis.

  • Remove the three 3.5 mm silver T5 screws that are located near the middle of the phone.

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  • Using the plastic opening tool gently lift the microphone out of its resting place.

  • Using the plastic opening tool gently lift the front-facing camera out of its resting place.

  • Be careful not to pull and disconnect these devices.

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  • There are four clips that must be released at the top and sides of the phone before the Antenna/Headphone Jack can come completely off.

  • Using the plastic opening tool, carefully pry the Antenna/Headphone Jack piece off the motherboard assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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