Lumia 950XL - Replacing the chassis

  • Lumia 950XL
  • 9 Steps
  • Easy
  • 15 min.
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The chassis is scratched or broken.

In this guide, we show you how to remove your Lumia 950XL’s chassis on your own. You need to remove the chassis if it’s damaged or destroyed.

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9 steps
  1. Switching off your device

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    1. Turn off your device by holding down the power button until the “slide down to power off” message appears.
    2. Slide your finger down over the screen until “goodbye” appears and your device is shut down.
  2. Removing the back cover

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    1. Carefully disconnect the back cover from the enclosure frame. At the bottom, there’s a small slot where you can insert your fingernail or a tool.
    2. Gradually disconnect the back cover from your device.
    3. Take the back cover off of your device.
  3. Removing the battery

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    1. Use your finger to lift the battery out of the device. There’s an indentation in the middle of the chassis where you can easily lift the battery.
    2. Remove the battery.
  4. Removing the SIM and microSD cards

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    1. Remove the SIM and microSD cards from your device.
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  6. Removing the chassis

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    1. Remove the twelve screws that attach the chassis to the enclosure.
      12 x 4.5 mm T4 Torx screw
    2. The chassis is hooked onto the enclosure below the rear camera. Carefully unhook it using the tweezers or spudger.
    3. Lift the chassis and remove it.
  7. Installing the chassis

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    1. Put the chassis back on and press it into the enclosure. Make sure it hooks on below the camera again.
    2. Then use the twelve screws to attach the chassis to your device.
      12 x 4.5 mm T4 Torx screw
  8. Inserting the SIM and microSD cards

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    1. Put the SIM card back in. Don’t forget to put in the microSD card if you have one.
  9. Inserting the battery

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    1. Put the battery back in your device.There are three parallel slots on the bottom of the battery. The contacts are in these slots, so they have to line up with the three gold contacts in your device.
    2. When the battery’s positioned right, it will be level with the enclosure.
  10. Attaching the back cover

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    1. Put the back cover back on.
    2. Use your finger to press it onto the entire frame so all the clips on the back cover click into place on the enclosure.
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