Mobility

Dell Aero Smartphone Teardown

Prying loose the case

With all the Trox T5 screws removed, we can begin to gently pry the outer case away from the front panel. The case is held in place with several plastic tabs. If you're careful, you should be able to remove it without breaking any of the tabs or the case.

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Caption by: Bill Detwiler

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