Most of us cringe at the sound of even the smallest cracks and pops when taking off our phone’s battery door, but some adventurous people like to tear right into their devices. Guys like franky_402 and lyon21 from Android Central are admired tear-down video gurus. And rightly so; it’s an achievement to void your warranty for the good of the Android community.

Aside from how interesting it is to simply see the insides of a device, knowing how to open a device can be quite beneficial. I’ve been stubborn enough to refuse handset insurance here and there. And it so...




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