Introduction

The Samsung Captivate Glide is a fairly easy device to take apart and repair. Only a single screwdriver tip is needed and the parts are all modular and can be replaced easily. This device is similar to the Samsung Captivate, except the Samsung Captivate Glide, as the name implies has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.

The Samsung Captivate Glide is fairly easy to take apart and replace any of the modular internal components The Samsung Captivate Glide is fairly easy to take apart and replace any of the modular internal components The Samsung Captivate Glide is fairly easy to take apart and replace any of the modular internal components
  • The Samsung Captivate Glide is fairly easy to take apart and replace any of the modular internal components

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First remove the battery First remove the battery First remove the battery
  • First remove the battery

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Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the seven screws indicated here.
  • Using the Phillips #00 screwdriver remove the seven screws indicated here.

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Plastic molded clips hold the back panel in place and can be removed by first inserting the plastic opening tool into the indicated locations and prying up to pop the back up. Then using a wider lipped plastic opening tool pry the outside of the housing up and the back will remove cleanly. Then using a wider lipped plastic opening tool pry the outside of the housing up and the back will remove cleanly.
  • Plastic molded clips hold the back panel in place and can be removed by first inserting the plastic opening tool into the indicated locations and prying up to pop the back up.

  • Then using a wider lipped plastic opening tool pry the outside of the housing up and the back will remove cleanly.

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Shown here are internals of the phone. Shown here are internals of the phone. Shown here are internals of the phone.
  • Shown here are internals of the phone.

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In order to remove the motherboard remove a single screw with the phillips #00 screwdriver, gently pry up the two pop connectors on the board, and finally pull off the coaxial cable. In order to remove the motherboard remove a single screw with the phillips #00 screwdriver, gently pry up the two pop connectors on the board, and finally pull off the coaxial cable. In order to remove the motherboard remove a single screw with the phillips #00 screwdriver, gently pry up the two pop connectors on the board, and finally pull off the coaxial cable.
  • In order to remove the motherboard remove a single screw with the phillips #00 screwdriver, gently pry up the two pop connectors on the board, and finally pull off the coaxial cable.

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The motherboard comes out of the phone body easily. The motherboard comes out of the phone body easily.
  • The motherboard comes out of the phone body easily.

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The modular pieces of the motherboard are easily removed and replaced as needed. First the daughter board containing the SIM card and microSD card can be removed by disconnecting a single pop connector from the board and then gently pry the daughter board up and it will come loose.  It is held down to the motherboard by the stamped metal board level shielding cages.
  • The modular pieces of the motherboard are easily removed and replaced as needed.

  • First the daughter board containing the SIM card and microSD card can be removed by disconnecting a single pop connector from the board and then gently pry the daughter board up and it will come loose. It is held down to the motherboard by the stamped metal board level shielding cages.

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The camera can be easily removed from the motherboard by pulling up on the board pop connector.
  • The camera can be easily removed from the motherboard by pulling up on the board pop connector.

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The speaker is also easily removed by pulling up on the pop connector.
  • The speaker is also easily removed by pulling up on the pop connector.

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Shown here are all the pieces of the motherboard. Shown here are all the pieces of the motherboard.
  • Shown here are all the pieces of the motherboard.

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The antenna module can be removed by disconnecting the coaxial cable and a single phillips #00 screw. The antenna module can be prying upward at the location indicated. The antenna module can be prying upward at the location indicated.
  • The antenna module can be removed by disconnecting the coaxial cable and a single phillips #00 screw.

  • The antenna module can be prying upward at the location indicated.

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Shown here is the antenna module.
  • Shown here is the antenna module.

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The screen and base are shown here.
  • The screen and base are shown here.

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Conclusion

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

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