Introduction

The motherboard is the main internal component which integrates all the other internal components (i.e. led display, processor, keyboard, etc.)

Flip the phone over to have the rear cover facing up.
  • Flip the phone over to have the rear cover facing up.

    • The camera lens should be towards the top of the phone.

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Slide the cover up, towards the top of phone, to unlock the battery cover. Lift the cover off phone and remove it.
  • Slide the cover up, towards the top of phone, to unlock the battery cover.

  • Lift the cover off phone and remove it.

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Use your finger to push the top of the battery downwards and lift the battery out of the phone. Use your finger to push the top of the battery downwards and lift the battery out of the phone. Use your finger to push the top of the battery downwards and lift the battery out of the phone.
  • Use your finger to push the top of the battery downwards and lift the battery out of the phone.

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Remove the six Torx #5 screws that are securing the rear frame. Remove the six Torx #5 screws that are securing the rear frame. Remove the six Torx #5 screws that are securing the rear frame.
  • Remove the six Torx #5 screws that are securing the rear frame.

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Pry the frame open, releasing the eight plastic tabs around the edge of the frame, using the plastic opening tool. A plastic card can be used instead of the plastic opening tool. A plastic card can be used instead of the plastic opening tool.
  • Pry the frame open, releasing the eight plastic tabs around the edge of the frame, using the plastic opening tool.

    • A plastic card can be used instead of the plastic opening tool.

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Remove the single Phillips #0 screw that is securing the motherboard to the front case of the phone. Remove the single Phillips #0 screw that is securing the motherboard to the front case of the phone.
  • Remove the single Phillips #0 screw that is securing the motherboard to the front case of the phone.

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Pry the motherboard away from the front of the plastic case using a plastic opening tool. Be careful not to break the ribbon cable when prying away the motherboard.
  • Pry the motherboard away from the front of the plastic case using a plastic opening tool.

    • Be careful not to break the ribbon cable when prying away the motherboard.

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Remove the plastic cover from the LCD display and the motherboard. The Motherboard and the LCD are still attached together. The Motherboard and the LCD are still attached together.
  • Remove the plastic cover from the LCD display and the motherboard.

    • The Motherboard and the LCD are still attached together.

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Conclusion

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

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Where can I buy/find/get this motherboard? I have been looking for one for over a year now, thanks

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