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HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement

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  1. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Screen: step 1, image 1 of 1
    Tool used on this step:
    Tweezers
    $4.99
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    • Tools: Phillips #000 Screwdriver, T4 Torx Screwdriver, Safety Pry Tool (Guitar pick), Tweezers

  2. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Casing: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Use fingers on either end of the button edges of the phone to pull back cover off. It should slide off.

  3. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Battery: step 3, image 1 of 2 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Battery: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • When open, pull on “Open” tab and it should rotate towards you

    • Grab the bottom edge of the battery and pull it toward you

  4. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Casing: step 4, image 1 of 2 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Casing: step 4, image 2 of 2
    • On the side of the top casing on the phone there should be a slot. Use your safety pry tool (guitar pick) pry around the perimeter of the casing to remove it

    • Info*: The adhesive tape that you may find will not be necessary for replacement later

  5. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Screws: step 5, image 1 of 2 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Screws: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two Phillips screws to release the casing above the port

    • Remove the top and bottom pairs of Torx screws.

    • Remove the middle pair of two Phillips screws.

  6. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Casing: step 6, image 1 of 3 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Casing: step 6, image 2 of 3 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Casing: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • To remove the remaining cover, lift the side port, which was previously uncovered, then lift the outer shell from the bottom of the phone and slide it forward

  7. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Screws Continued: step 7, image 1 of 2 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Screws Continued: step 7, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the two revealed screws on the outside (Torx = red, Phillips = orange), and then remove the two phillips on the bottom of the phone

  8. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Rear Housing: step 8, image 1 of 2 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Removing Rear Housing: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the rear housing by prying around the edge with your Safety Pry Tool

  9. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Pull the Plug: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Unplug the wire connecting the vibrator to the board with your tweezers

  10. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Like a Book: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Unfold motherboard from the screen (open carefully like a book)

  11. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Flex Cables: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Disconnect the two aluminum flex cables

  12. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Broken Bond: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • The flex cables should be the only binding and after being removed should leave you with the separate screen

  13. HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Headphone Jack: step 13, image 1 of 2 HTC EVO Design 4G Headphone Jack Replacement, Headphone Jack: step 13, image 2 of 2
    Tool used on this step:
    Desoldering Pump
    $3.99
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    • Use solder sucker to remove solder from the front of head phone jack

    • Use solder sucker to remove solder from the back of head phone jack

    • There are 5 soldering locations from the top view and 5 locations from the bottom view

    • Remove the piece of tape covering the underside of the headphone jack. It will not have to be reattached

    • Refer to the How To Solder and Desolder Connections guie if needed

    • Solder sucker will be very hot

Conclusion

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

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