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Prerequisite guide only! This guide is part of an another procedure and is not meant to be used alone.

Disconnects the antenna cables in preparation for motherboard removal.

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  1. Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the blue antenna cable from its socket on the charging assembly. Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the blue antenna cable from its socket on the charging assembly.
    • Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the blue antenna cable from its socket on the charging assembly.

  2. Use the point of a spudger to carefully pry up and release the blue antenna cable from its grounding clips. The cable is fragile and prone to breaking. If it feels like the wire is firmly clamped in place, use the point of a spudger to push the clip open slightly, then try again.
    • Use the point of a spudger to carefully pry up and release the blue antenna cable from its grounding clips.

    • The cable is fragile and prone to breaking. If it feels like the wire is firmly clamped in place, use the point of a spudger to push the clip open slightly, then try again.

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  4. Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the black antenna cable from its socket near the USB-C port. Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the black antenna cable from its socket near the USB-C port.
    • Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the black antenna cable from its socket near the USB-C port.

  5. Carefully de-route both antenna cables and move them away from the charging assembly.
    • Carefully de-route both antenna cables and move them away from the charging assembly.

  6. Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the charging assembly's connector from its motherboard socket, near the right edge of the phone. Carefully peel the flex cable from the top of the SIM card reader. Carefully peel the flex cable from the top of the SIM card reader.
    • Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the charging assembly's connector from its motherboard socket, near the right edge of the phone.

    • Carefully peel the flex cable from the top of the SIM card reader.

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