Introduction

This guide will take you through the steps of replacing your motherboard.

  1. Power off your device.
    • Power off your device.

    • Insert a pin, paper clip, or very small piece of metal into the hole next to the micro sim card holder to remove it.

      • The Sim Card Slot is located on the top edge of the device.

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  2. Using plastic opening tools,  pry open the bottom of the device first.
    • Using plastic opening tools, pry open the bottom of the device first.

    • You will hear clicking sounds as the sides of the device detach from the screen.

    • Once both sides are detached use the suction cup tool to remove the screen completely from the black encasing.

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    • Remove the five 2.4mm screws using a Philips head screw driver and then remove the plastic cover.

    • Once you have disassembled your device the warranty will no longer be valid.

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    • Use the J000 Philips screw driver head to remove the screws.

      • Two 3.4mm Philips head screws

    • Remove the PCB board and antenna.

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    • Use tweezers to disconnect the power button flex cable.

    • Disconnect the touch screen flex cable

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    • Disconnect the battery from the logic board.

      • Six pin connector

    • Remove the battery by pulling upwards.

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    • Disconnect the remaining two flex cables in a similar manner before completely removing the motherboard.

    • You may now remove the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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