Introducción

This guide will enable you to remove the antenna in a Motorola Atrix 4G.

Pry the rear cover from the back of the phone.
  • Pry the rear cover from the back of the phone.

Use the word "prying" rather than sliding. We were confused during this step.

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Insert a spudger or plastic opening tool into the small notch at the base of the battery. Lift the battery out of the phone.
  • Insert a spudger or plastic opening tool into the small notch at the base of the battery.

  • Lift the battery out of the phone.

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Remove the four 5.0 mm T5 Torx screws from the corners of the phone. Remove three 5.5 mm T5 Torx screws from the back of the phone. Lift up the black rubber flap near the SD card slot.
  • Remove the four 5.0 mm T5 Torx screws from the corners of the phone.

  • Remove three 5.5 mm T5 Torx screws from the back of the phone.

  • Lift up the black rubber flap near the SD card slot.

  • Remove the single 5.5 mm T5 Torx screw beneath the flap.

  • Do not attempt to loosen the screws with too much force. These screws are small, and easily stripped.

Not a phillips head screwdriver. Indicate the appropriate tool.

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Hex head screwdriver.

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Remove the back case of the phone by gently lifting the tabs located on top of the phone near the lock button. Use the case opener or spudger in these small areas because the plastic tabs can be easily broken.
  • Remove the back case of the phone by gently lifting the tabs located on top of the phone near the lock button.

  • Use the case opener or spudger in these small areas because the plastic tabs can be easily broken.

  • Lift the tabs located on the bottom of the phone to continue removing the back cover.

Red boxes around the tabs so all can be seen clearly. Change the bullet point to red to accommodate said boxes.

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Slide an opening tool between the gap from the back of the case to the front. After separating the sides, make sure there is a noticeable gap between the back case and the rest of the phone.
  • Slide an opening tool between the gap from the back of the case to the front.

  • After separating the sides, make sure there is a noticeable gap between the back case and the rest of the phone.

  • After detaching the tabs and sliding down the sides, there should be a noticeable gap between the front and back cases.

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Carefully separate the back case from the rest of the phone by lifting it away from the phone.
  • Carefully separate the back case from the rest of the phone by lifting it away from the phone.

  • Do not completely remove the case from the rest of the phone. The antenna is connected to both cases.

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Disconnect the antenna from its housing on the motherboard by gently lifting beneath it.
  • Disconnect the antenna from its housing on the motherboard by gently lifting beneath it.

Specify--lift beneath it near the gold metal piece located on the phone (not the back case)

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Ease the antenna from out of its guide along the side of the phone
  • Ease the antenna from out of its guide along the side of the phone

  • Once the antenna is detached, remove the back case and the antenna from the phone

  • The antenna is soldered to the back case. Do not pull with too much force.

Add picture for "easing out of the guide." Also, specify that you must unclip the guide from the phone.

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Conclusión

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

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