Introduction

In this guide you are going to learn how to replace the fingerprint sensor on the HTC One Max phone.

Lift back cover while pressing highlighted release switch towards the center of the phone.
  • Lift back cover while pressing highlighted release switch towards the center of the phone.

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Remove the four white stickers in each corner that cover the Tri-Wing screws. Remove the white sticker near the buttons that control the volume.
  • Remove the four white stickers in each corner that cover the Tri-Wing screws.

  • Remove the white sticker near the buttons that control the volume.

  • Remove the white sticker near the SIM card.

  • Remove the big white sticker with the bar-code in the center of the phone.

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Remove the thirteen  Tri-Wing Y00 screws (Upper & Lower screws are 5 mm length, middle screws are 3.8 mm length) from the back case.
  • Remove the thirteen Tri-Wing Y00 screws (Upper & Lower screws are 5 mm length, middle screws are 3.8 mm length) from the back case.

  • Disconnect the cable near the volume buttons.

The orange circle in line with the 4 other red circles down the RH side (as shown) in the photo should be red also, as this shows a screw, not the cable (which is by the volume buttons).

Huey Smith - Reply

Hey Huey,

Nice catch! This has now been fixed.

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Use the small plastic opening tool to pry between the screen and the rear case. Use the small plastic opening tool to pry between the screen and the rear case.
  • Use the small plastic opening tool to pry between the screen and the rear case.

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Use Tweezers to disconnect the ribbon cable connecting the fingerprint sensor to the motherboard. When replacing the fingerprint sensor, make sure the ribbon cable snaps into the port on the motherboard.
  • Use Tweezers to disconnect the ribbon cable connecting the fingerprint sensor to the motherboard.

  • When replacing the fingerprint sensor, make sure the ribbon cable snaps into the port on the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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