Huawei's 2016 flagship smartphone. Features a unibody case and dual rear-camera setup developed in partnership with Leica. Comes in 32/64 GB storage options and six different finishes. Model numbers EVA-L29, EVA-L19, and EVA-L09.

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Can you replace the simcard reader on the P9?

Hello, so i bought a P9 and the woman said that it would not connect to the network, but that the phone still read the simcard.

But when i got the phone and tried it out the sim-reader did not work.

So my question is, can you desolder this and solder a new one on it? I have not seen any videos about it . Does anybody know a solution?

picture of the simreader on the motherboard:

https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/ig...

Thanks in advance!

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You would need a hot air rework station and relevant soldering tools to remove the sim / microSD reader combo and replace it.

It's fairly pricey to do if you don't have the tools and requires some experience to avoid damaging components around the reader.

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Would one of these be good enough? What do you have to look after when buying one of these?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/YIHUA-EU...

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Second link seems good, has everything you need. Though you should use something to cover surrounding components to stop them from being heated. e.g kapton tape for example.

I recommend watching some videos on youtube on how to replace the sim reader using those kind of tools.

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