Introduction

This guide will show you how to successfully remove the motherboard from your BLU Studio 5.0 II.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn off your phone before disassembling the device.
  • Turn off your phone before disassembling the device.

  • Locate the small opening on the bottom corner of the back case.

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Use your finger to open the back case by slowly pulling it on the open slot.
  • Use your finger to open the back case by slowly pulling it on the open slot.

  • Once the case is lifted on the corner, slide your finger along the edge of the phone to remove the rest of the case.

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  • Locate the opening slot at the bottom of the battery.

  • Use your finger to lift the battery and remove it from the case.

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  • Locate the four 3mm screws on each side of the back panel.

  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the eight screws.

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  • Carefully use a spudger to start opening the back case by inserting it between the black and blue lines on the side of the phone.

  • With the help of your fingers, continue to remove the back case by sliding it through the opening.

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  • Locate the following adhesive buttons on the right and left side of the motherboard. These are the volume and power buttons.

  • Use a spudger to carefully separate them from the circuit board.

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  • Locate these two ZIF connectors on the top and left side of the motherboard.

  • Use a spudger to flip up and unlock the black tab on the connector.

  • Use tweezers to pull the ribbon cables out of their connectors.

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  • Locate the indicated connector on the top side of the motherboard.

  • Use a pair of tweezers to gently lift the connector from the circuit board.

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  • Remove the three 3mm screws on the motherboard using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

  • Use a spudger or tweezers to carefully lift and remove the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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that left the speaker disconnected?

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