Remove Back Cover of Samsung S4

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Like most Samsung Galaxy devices, Samsung Galaxy S4 has a replaceable battery which can be taken out by removing the back cover of S4. The back cover hides the three of the most important items on your phone: the SIM card, the memory card and the battery.

Things to consider before removing the battery cover

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    Do not hold the phone on air while removing the back cover
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    It would always be safe if you lay it on a flat surface to prevent it from accidentally dropping.
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    Lay your phone on a clean and soft surface
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    Though the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen is strong enough to withstand scratches, your screen protector may not be. Impurities and small particles may make a scratch on average screen protectors.
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    The back cover is made of a flexible and high quality material
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    It should not break or chip off easily. That should not be a reason to remove it at a rush though, being a little more careful is always better.
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Removing the back cover of Samsung Galaxy S4

Carefully follow these procedures to be able to remove the back cover of your Samsung Galaxy S4.

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    Put your phone on a clean and soft flat surface.
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    Position the finger nail of your index finger between the small gaps at the upper-right corner of your phone
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    Gently, from the gap, left the cover up with the action of semi-flipping it to the right side by about 30 degrees.
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    Run your finger to the unattached portions of the back cover.
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    You have now successfully removed the back cover of your phone.
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What you can do with the cover removed

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    You can view some of your phone information at the back of the phone (directly covered by the battery).
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Installing the back cover of Samsung Galaxy S4

Carefully follow these procedures to be able to install the back cover of your Samsung Galaxy S4.

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    Put your phone on a clean and soft flat surface.
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    Position the battery to the back of your phone.
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    Start by pressing firmly and gently pressing on one of the edges
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    Run through all the edges of your phone ending it on the gap at the upper-right portion of the back
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  5. 5
    You have now successfully installed the back cover of your phone.
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If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please ask a question for more help, or post in the comments section below.

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