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This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your BLU Studio Mini 2023, use our service manual.

  1. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Physical Overview: step 1, image 1 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Physical Overview: step 1, image 2 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Physical Overview: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • External ports

    • Micro USB 2.0

    • 3.5mm Headphone Combo Jack

  2. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Getting inside: step 2, image 1 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Getting inside: step 2, image 2 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Getting inside: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Flip the device over and unclip the back cover

    • Remove the battery

  3. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Screw types: step 3, image 1 of 2 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Screw types: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • All screws used in the BLU Studio Mini 2023 have a PH0 head

    • Screw length and thread seems to be the same for all exterior screws (Black color)

    • Screw length and thread is different for the screw holding in the motherboard (Silver color). It will be distinguished later in the guide and is not pictured here

  4. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Top plastics: step 4, image 1 of 2 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Top plastics: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the 8 total screws securing the top plastics

    • There are 7 screws, marked in pink

    • A single screw is hidden by a blue sticker, marked in yellow. It's the same type as the ones that were marked in pink

    • Gently pry off the top plastic, it has no adhesive and should pop off with minimal force

  5. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Bottom plastics: step 5, image 1 of 2 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Bottom plastics: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the screws securing the bottom plastics

    • There are 7 screws total, marked in pink

    • Gently pry off the bottom plastic, it has no adhesive and should pop off with minimal force

  6. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Internal boards: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • The phone has two boards inside

    • The top board contains the phone's components, cameras, 3.5mm headphone combo jack, SIM card slot, MicroSD card slot and battery connector. It also connects to the button flex cable, display flex cable and board interconnect flex cable.

    • The bottom board contains the phone's MicroUSB 2.0 port and vibrator. It also connects to the board interconnect flex cable, the display digitizer flex cable and the internal speaker.

  7. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Removing the top board: step 7, image 1 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Removing the top board: step 7, image 2 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Removing the top board: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect the flex cables on the board

    • Disconnect the button flex cable, it's a ZIF connector

    • Disconnect the display flex cable, it's a ZIF connector

    • Disconnect the board interconnect flex cable, it's a press connector

    • Unscrew the single silver screw holding in the motherboard and store it separately from the black exterior screws

    • Gently pry at the motherboard while minding the clip at the top of the board

    • Be mindful of the antenna wire on the back side of the board (circled in pink) when you remove the board

  8. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Removing the bottom board: step 8, image 1 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Removing the bottom board: step 8, image 2 of 3 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, Removing the bottom board: step 8, image 3 of 3
    • Disconnect the flex cables on the board

    • Disconnect the board interconnect flex cable, it's a press connector

    • Disconnect the digitizer flex cable, it's a ZIF connector

    • Make sure that you don't rip the digitizer flex cable while disconnecting it as it's partially adhered to the board (you can see it in image 2)

    • Be mindful of the antenna wire on the board (circled in pink) when removing the board

  9. BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, End: step 9, image 1 of 2 BLU Studio Mini 2023 - Full Disassembly, End: step 9, image 2 of 2
    • That covers the scope of this teardown

    • From this point, the phone can actually be reassembled by following the instructions in reverse order and it should be fully functional as well

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