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Introduction

The motherboard may have to be replaced if the cellphone is not responding at all. This guide will instruct the steps on this process.

  1. Turn off your cell phone before disassembling.
    • Turn off your cell phone before disassembling.

  2. Remove the two 1.17mm Torx T3 screws from the bottom of the phone.
    • Remove the two 1.17mm Torx T3 screws from the bottom of the phone.

  3. Use the Sim card ejection tool to remove both the sim card trays. Use the Sim card ejection tool to remove both the sim card trays.
    • Use the Sim card ejection tool to remove both the sim card trays.

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  5. To prepare the iOpener insert it in the microwave for 30 seconds and apply it on the side edges of the phone so that the glue underneath will soften.
    • To prepare the iOpener insert it in the microwave for 30 seconds and apply it on the side edges of the phone so that the glue underneath will soften.

  6. Pry off the back with a plastic opening tool. Pry off the back with a plastic opening tool.
    • Pry off the back with a plastic opening tool.

  7. Remove the five 1.5mm Phillips #000 screws from the motherboard. Remove the five 1.5mm Phillips #000 screws from the motherboard.
    • Remove the five 1.5mm Phillips #000 screws from the motherboard.

  8. Use a plastic opening tool to pry up and disconnect the display cable from the motherboard. Use tweezers to disconnect the white coax  cable.
    • Use a plastic opening tool to pry up and disconnect the display cable from the motherboard.

    • Use tweezers to disconnect the white coax cable.

    • Use tweezers to disconnect the power and volume cable.

  9. Remove the motherboard. Remove the motherboard. Remove the motherboard.
    • Remove the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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