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Apple has substituted the two bottom Phillips screws near the dock connector with 5-point "Pentalobular" screws.

This guide will illustrate how to replace the Pentalobe screws with good ol' regular Phillips screws.

  1. iPhone 4 Verizon 5-Point Pentalobe Screws Replacement, Pentalobe Screws: step 1, image 1 of 2 iPhone 4 Verizon 5-Point Pentalobe Screws Replacement, Pentalobe Screws: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use the Pentalobe screwdriver to remove the two 3.6 mm Pentalobe screws near the dock connector.

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To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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ok but why would anyone need this-

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Hi Tristan!

This was back in the day when Pentalobe screws were new and controversially proprietary. iFixit sold kits that replaced the screws with common Phillips screws as a gesture towards reparability. Now, Pentalobe screws are considered common, so this guide is not as useful anymore.

Arthur Shi -

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