Introduction

Cracked screens are a common occurrence resulting from drops or other accidents. However, screen replacement is one of the most difficult repairs to make on the Blu Studio 5.5 S. This guide will show the user how to completely disassemble the phone so that it can be repaired or replaced.

In order to remove the back case, start by flipping the phone to the back side and look at it from the top.
  • In order to remove the back case, start by flipping the phone to the back side and look at it from the top.

Add Comment

Place your finger in the small notch on the left side of the charging port (facing from the back). Once your finger is in the notch, pull the back case towards yourself to remove it. Once your finger is in the notch, pull the back case towards yourself to remove it.
  • Place your finger in the small notch on the left side of the charging port (facing from the back).

  • Once your finger is in the notch, pull the back case towards yourself to remove it.

the phone i purchased does not have a notch that you described and the camera lens is in the middle and the flash is beneath

DAVID A WALKER - Reply

it is impossible to open without damaging case (which I already did) . why don't these idiots provide a usable manual with their product? we aren't all mind readers

DAVID A WALKER - Reply

Once the back case is removed, locate the battery. It is the large brick embedded in the phone. It has BLU Products, a caution statement, and a barcode on it. Insert your finger into the notch near the lower left of the battery, apply pressure and lift up. Insert your finger into the notch near the lower left of the battery, apply pressure and lift up.
  • Once the back case is removed, locate the battery. It is the large brick embedded in the phone. It has BLU Products, a caution statement, and a barcode on it.

  • Insert your finger into the notch near the lower left of the battery, apply pressure and lift up.

put thewholeentire battery in garbage and it will charge up ur battery and it worked perfectly me contact me at 216-564-1274 if anything else happends

NANA - Reply

Put battery in garbage? ? What kind??? My trash?? Help

rocky14 -

i try to take it out to reset the phone now it is not coming back on help please

tiffanymorris52 - Reply

The speaker is located behind the inner back case.  Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the 10, 7mm screws. Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two, 10mm screws at the bottom. Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two, 10mm screws at the bottom.
  • The speaker is located behind the inner back case. Using a Phillips #0 screwdriver, unscrew the 10, 7mm screws.

  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver, unscrew the two, 10mm screws at the bottom.

Add Comment

Apply pressure and pop off the bottom aesthetic case, being careful not to break it.
  • Apply pressure and pop off the bottom aesthetic case, being careful not to break it.

Add Comment

Use the Spudger to pop the inner back casing off.  Do this by lightly raising the side of the battery housing, then sliding the Spudger around the case. Pick up the inner back case and flip it over. Pick up the inner back case and flip it over.
  • Use the Spudger to pop the inner back casing off. Do this by lightly raising the side of the battery housing, then sliding the Spudger around the case.

  • Pick up the inner back case and flip it over.

Add Comment

Remove the three 7 mm screws using the Phillips #00 Screwdiver. Disconnect motherboard plug connector near bottom right of battery using fingers to pull off the cap plug. Disconnect motherboard plug connector near bottom right of battery using fingers to pull off the cap plug.
  • Remove the three 7 mm screws using the Phillips #00 Screwdiver.

  • Disconnect motherboard plug connector near bottom right of battery using fingers to pull off the cap plug.

Add Comment

Use the nylon spudger to lift the release tabs by carefully grabbing the tabs from the sides and lifting up. Release the four ribbon wires from the motherboard. Release the four ribbon wires from the motherboard.
  • Use the nylon spudger to lift the release tabs by carefully grabbing the tabs from the sides and lifting up.

  • Release the four ribbon wires from the motherboard.

Add Comment

Use the tweezers to grip the bottom of the motherboard and lift up. Use the tweezers to grip the bottom of the motherboard and lift up.
  • Use the tweezers to grip the bottom of the motherboard and lift up.

Add Comment

Remove speaker circuit board from bottom of the phone by using a Spudger to gently lift up. The speaker circuit board is attached with adhesive.  Be careful not to break when removing.
  • Remove speaker circuit board from bottom of the phone by using a Spudger to gently lift up.

  • The speaker circuit board is attached with adhesive. Be careful not to break when removing.

  • Once this piece is removed, you can replace your part with the new screen and digitizer assembly.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

Greg Cerabona

Member since: 03/04/2017

101 Reputation

1 Guide authored

Team

IUPUI, Team S2-G2, Wilson Spring 2017 Member of IUPUI, Team S2-G2, Wilson Spring 2017

IUPUI-WILSON-S17S2G2

5 Members

2 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 5

Past 30 Days: 29

All Time: 206