If you are inspired or excited by the moves in James Bond movies or the Ocean 11 movie, and want to do something like that, then here something which would certainly interest you. Here is a guide which will let you build a spy phone with just the components found in your home. This works just perfectly. Below is the step by step guide as shown on Instructables.
The tools you’ll need are very basic and you probably have them in your home.
-an iphone (or cell phone you could open up)
-a phillips 00 skrew driver (sometimes labled PH00)
- a suction cup
-a index card (or post-it notes)
-Optional: a flat head skrew driver or a plastic pry tool
-Optional: a skrew layout
To make sure your device is safe while opening it, make sure the device is fully shut off, or if you have easy access to the battery I suggest removing it but for right now I am using an iphone 3G so I just need to ensure the device is shut off.
The steps are:
-Shut off the device
-Remove the SIM card by using a paper clip and inserting it into the small hole in the top of the device, and pull it our as shown in the photo.
-Now remove the two skrews with the PH00 skrew driver that are at the bottom of the device.
Now this is the part where we open the phone. Put the suction cup just slightly above the home button as shown. Place your hand around the device and your thumb a half of an inch in the air above the home button so when you pry the screen upward, no ribbon cables are disconnected.
keep on holding the phone and lift the screen upward and in a wiggleing motion until the screen separates from the bottom of the bezle about a quarter inch as shown as an image below.
Now use a flat head screw driver or a plastic pry tool or spudger to remove the first ribbon cable labled “1″ WHILE keeping the screen and the casing at a 45 degree angle.
Then you open the screen up more to a 90 degree angle. then next to where the 1′st ribbon cable is the cable labled “2″ and remove that cable. Now to remove cable three go to the next step.
Using a paper clip or a flat head skrew driver flip up the small black tab below the white socket up or, it may be a white tab and a black socket. So the steps are:
- flip flap up
- pull the 3 ribbon cable out gently away from the device.
Now draw your code or info onto the card / post-it and if you are using a index card add a small piece of tape on the end and place onto the metallic shield for the logic board as shown.
Now reverse the steps of dissasembling the phone to re assemble it. to put number 3 back just wiggle it back into it’s socket and flip the flap down. then reassemble the cables 2 then 1 and put the top of the screen at the top of the bezel and push down below the home button to have a clean finish. last steps are putting the screws and SIM card in your done. Now you are a secret sneaky spy!
Yes, you are done, congrats. You can now start going around the city doing your spy work.