How to Remove Motorola Droid 2 Back Cover

If you still have a Droid 2, here's how to remove the battery

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If you have a classic like the Droid 2, here's a quick and simple tutorial that shows how to remove its back cover. To access the MicroSD memory card and the battery, all you need to do is quickly slide the cover and flip the phone over.

How to Remove or Take Out the Motorola Droid 2 Back Cover

Turn over the Motorola Droid 2 and slide the back cover downwards. If you're not able to slide the cover with one hand, use both hands to get a better grip and more leverage. With enough pressure, the Droid 2’s back cover should slide down.

A Motorola Droid with the direction to remove the battery cover annotated

Motorola Droid 2 With Back Cover Removed

With the back cover removed, you can see the battery and the MicroSD card, which is tucked in the upper-left corner. This is where you access the SIM card on the Droid 2 Global version.

A Motorola Droid 2 with the battery cover removed

How To Remove or Replace the Motorola Droid 2 Battery

To take out the Droid 2 battery, insert the tip of your fingernail into the slot at the bottom and pull out. It should come free without much force.

Removing the battery from a Motorola Droid

How To Remove or Replace the Motorola Droid 2 Micro SD Memory Card

Taking out the memory card isn’t as easy as removing the battery, but it's still fairly simple. The key here is using leverage. Slide the MicroSD memory card out by either pulling on the groove on its edge or pinching it and pulling out. To put the memory card back, slide it in and push.

Replacing the memory card in a Motorola Droid

How to Put Back or Replace the Motorola Droid 2 Back Cover

To replace the back cover of a Droid 2, lay in the cover smoothly, line up the fasteners, and slide the cover into place. The metal fasteners on the bottom of the back cover must align with their respective slots. Don't force it; something could accidentally break. If the cover needs to be forced into place, something is misaligned and the cover should be repositioned so that it slides into place easily.

Replacing the battery cover on a Motorola Droid

How to Lock or Snap the Motorola Droid 2 Cover Back Into Place

With the Motorola Droid 2 Back cover aligned into place, push it until it clicks. It doesn't require much grip. Use your nails to push down on the groove by the metal trim to snap the cover into place.

Replacing the battery cover on a Motorola Droid

Your Droid 2 is back together and ready to go.