Introduction

This guide will guide you through the steps required to replace the screen of a BLU Studio 5.0 S II. This guide will require difficulty the same as replacing the motherboard. The prerequisites will be everything for replacing the motherboard.

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  • Remove the back cover of the phone with the plastic opening tool, or your fingers.

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  • Remove the battery from the phone with the plastic opening tool, or your fingers.

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  • Remove the microSD and SIM card. Gently tug on the microSD and SIM card to slide them out of their insert.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 6 3.5mm screws by using a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the 6 3.5mm screws by using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Locate the 5 black 3.5mm screws and the 1 3.5mm silver screw on the top back plate.

  • Remove the 6 3.5mm screws by using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the inner top back black plate.

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Image 1/2: Remove the black 3.5 mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the black 3.5 mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Locate the 2 black 3.5mm screws on the motherboard.

  • Remove the black 3.5 mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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Image 1/3: Carefully remove the two ribbon cables using tweezers. Image 2/3: Gently rock the cable back and forth equally from both sides to not damage the pins. Image 3/3: Gently rock the cable back and forth equally from both sides to not damage the pins.
  • Locate the 2 orange ribbons on opposite sides.

  • Carefully remove the two ribbon cables using tweezers.

  • Gently rock the cable back and forth equally from both sides to not damage the pins.

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Image 1/2: Adhesion, identified with red circles, bonds the motherboard to the chassis. This may require extra effort to lift off from back of phone. Image 2/2: Adhesion, identified with red circles, bonds the motherboard to the chassis. This may require extra effort to lift off from back of phone.
  • Gently rock the plastic opening tool back and forth until the motherboard releases from the phone.

  • Adhesion, identified with red circles, bonds the motherboard to the chassis. This may require extra effort to lift off from back of phone.

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Image 1/2: Remove the black lining covering the wire. Image 2/2: Remove the black lining covering the wire.
  • Follow the wire from the motherboard.

  • Remove the black lining covering the wire.

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Image 1/2: Remove the black 3.5 mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver. Image 2/2: Remove the black 3.5 mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
  • Locate the 5 black screws on inner black lower plate.

  • Remove the black 3.5 mm screws using a Phillips #00 screwdriver.

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  • Remove the bottom inner back plate.

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Image 1/2: Gently rock the cable back and forth equally from both sides to not damage the pins. Image 2/2: Gently rock the cable back and forth equally from both sides to not damage the pins.
  • Holding the cable with the removal tool, gently pull in the direction of the cable to remove the connector from its socket.

  • Gently rock the cable back and forth equally from both sides to not damage the pins.

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Image 1/1: The Motherboard contains the headphone jack and the power button.
  • Remove the whole motherboard.

  • The Motherboard contains the headphone jack and the power button.

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Image 1/2: CAUTION: Adhesive is attached to the bottom circuitboard. May require extra effort to remove. Image 2/2: CAUTION: Adhesive is attached to the bottom circuitboard. May require extra effort to remove.
  • Peel off the bottom back with finger or supdger.

  • CAUTION: Adhesive is attached to the bottom circuitboard. May require extra effort to remove.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order with the screen replacement.

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