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This guide will show you how to apply new adhesive to the rear cover of your Motorola Droid Turbo 2 to seal it up after a repair.

  1. Prepare the phone frame surface by removing all traces of adhesive. Use tweezers to pull adhesive chunks off. Use the opening tool to scrape residue off. You can use high concentration (over 90%) isopropyl alcohol to help dissolve residue. Be careful not to damage the wireless charging coil when scraping around it.
    • Prepare the phone frame surface by removing all traces of adhesive.

    • Use tweezers to pull adhesive chunks off. Use the opening tool to scrape residue off. You can use high concentration (over 90%) isopropyl alcohol to help dissolve residue.

    • Be careful not to damage the wireless charging coil when scraping around it.

    • If you are re-using the rear cover, prepare the inner surface by removing all traces of adhesive from it.

    • Do not attempt to remove the rectangular plastic liner near the bottom of the cover, but do scrape off all adhesive on it.

  2. Use your finger and firmly press the metal rear camera plate from the outer side of the rear cover until you dislodge it from its recess.
    • Use your finger and firmly press the metal rear camera plate from the outer side of the rear cover until you dislodge it from its recess.

    • Remove the rear camera plate.

    • Clean the perimeter of the rear camera plate and remove any adhesive residue.

  3. Set the pre-cut adhesive strip next to the rear cover so that it is properly oriented—the pull tabs should point to the bottom left corner of the cover. Optionally, you can tape the pre-cut adhesive strip into position for easier application.
    • Set the pre-cut adhesive strip next to the rear cover so that it is properly oriented—the pull tabs should point to the bottom left corner of the cover.

    • Optionally, you can tape the pre-cut adhesive strip into position for easier application.

    • Lay the pre-cut adhesive strip over the rear cover, aligning it to the long edges.

    • Tape one long edge of the pre-cut adhesive strip to the rear cover, locking the alignment in place while allowing the strip to still swing.

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  5. Peel and remove the clear plastic liner from the pre-cut adhesive strip. This will expose adhesive facing the rear cover, so don't remove the liner until you are ready to begin placement.
    • Peel and remove the clear plastic liner from the pre-cut adhesive strip.

    • This will expose adhesive facing the rear cover, so don't remove the liner until you are ready to begin placement.

  6. The exposed adhesive is very sticky and prone to adhering to surfaces  unintentionally. Be careful while handling and aligning the adhesive. Align the adhesive strip to a long edge of the rear cover. If you have previously taped the adhesive strip to the rear cover, the strip should already be aligned.
    • The exposed adhesive is very sticky and prone to adhering to surfaces unintentionally. Be careful while handling and aligning the adhesive.

    • Align the adhesive strip to a long edge of the rear cover.

    • If you have previously taped the adhesive strip to the rear cover, the strip should already be aligned.

    • Beginning from the alignment edge, use your fingers to press the adhesive strip onto the rear cover.

  7. Pull and remove the blue liner tab located in the rear cover's rear camera hole. This will expose a ring of adhesive around the hole, which will hold the rear camera plate in place.
    • Pull and remove the blue liner tab located in the rear cover's rear camera hole.

    • This will expose a ring of adhesive around the hole, which will hold the rear camera plate in place.

  8. Align the rear camera plate with the rear cover's camera hole and drop it in place. Press the rear camera plate in place. You may need to squeeze from both sides to ensure that the adhesive bonds properly. Press the rear camera plate in place. You may need to squeeze from both sides to ensure that the adhesive bonds properly.
    • Align the rear camera plate with the rear cover's camera hole and drop it in place.

    • Press the rear camera plate in place. You may need to squeeze from both sides to ensure that the adhesive bonds properly.

  9. Continue with phone re-assembly until you are ready to seal up the phone.
    • Continue with phone re-assembly until you are ready to seal up the phone.

    • Be sure to test your phone's functionality before sealing your phone.

    • Peel and remove the blue liner from the rear cover, exposing the adhesive to stick onto the phone frame.

    • Align and press the rear cover onto the phone frame.

Conclusão

Repair didn’t go as planned? Check out our Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Answers community for troubleshooting help.

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