1. Remove the 2 screws on the back cover using a Phillips head #0 screwdriver.
    • Remove the 2 screws on the back cover using a Phillips head #0 screwdriver.

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  2. Remove the screw on each side of the device using a Phillips head screwdriver.
    • Remove the screw on each side of the device using a Phillips head screwdriver.

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    • Using the plastic opening kit, place the prying end of the kit into the opening created by removing the screws.

    • Gently pry open the back cover. Insert the plastic opening tool in between the cover joints.

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    • Once the back cover has been removed the battery will be visible.

    • Pry the battery from the device.

      • NOTE: The battery should still be connected to the device

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    • Unplug the battery connecting cables.

      • NOTE: The battery now should be free from all connections to the device.

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    • Once the battery has been removed you can see the motherboard.

    • Unscrew 4 screws on the metal docket using a Phillips head screw driver.

    • The USB connector can now be taken off of the device.

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    • Using the philips screwdriver, remove the two screws on the mother board.

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    • Place the pry tool in-between the front cover and mother board.

    • Gently separate the front cover.

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    • After opening the front cover you will see and electric ribbon connecting the buttons to the mother board.

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    • CAUTION: Do not rip the electric ribbon from the mother board.

    • Carefully flip up the plastic lip that holds the electric ribbon to the board.

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    • Once the front cover is separated from the device, locate the four screws in the metal plate.

    • Using the small phillips screw driver, remove the four screws.

    • Remove the metal cover.

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    • Remove the rubber button pad.

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Conclusion

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

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