Introduction

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

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.

Add Comment

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.
  • 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.

Add Comment

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

Add Comment

Use the J000 Philips screw driver head to remove the screws. Two 3.4mm Philips head screws Remove the PCB board and antenna.
  • Use the J000 Philips screw driver head to remove the screws.

    • Two 3.4mm Philips head screws

  • Remove the PCB board and antenna.

Add Comment

Use tweezers to disconnect the power button flex cable. Disconnect the touch screen flex cable
  • Use tweezers to disconnect the power button flex cable.

  • Disconnect the touch screen flex cable

Add Comment

Disconnect the battery from the logic board. Six pin connector Remove the battery by pulling upwards.
  • Disconnect the battery from the logic board.

    • Six pin connector

  • Remove the battery by pulling upwards.

Add Comment

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

  • You may now remove the motherboard.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

Jason Melo

Member since: 08/26/2015

469 Reputation

4 Guides authored

Team

USF Tampa, Team 3-3, Eyestone Fall 2015 Member of USF Tampa, Team 3-3, Eyestone Fall 2015

USFT-EYESTONE-F15S3G3

3 Members

5 Guides authored

0 Comments

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 7

Past 30 Days: 14

All Time: 715