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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the back cover of your Huawei Mate 8 smartphone.

  1. Huawei Mate 8 Back Cover Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Huawei Mate 8 Back Cover Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.

  2. Huawei Mate 8 Back Cover Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the Torx T2 screws from the bottom of the phone

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    • Use an iSclack or a suction handle in the bottom area of your phone to separate the display unit from the rear panel.

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    • Use an opening pick to fully separate the clips, releasing the phone.

    • Do not fully remove the rear case. The fingerprint sensor cable is still connected to the back cover.

    • Open the phone like a book from the SIM tray side.

    • Use a spudger, to disconnect the fingerprint sensor cable.

Conclusion

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

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Question: If for some reason I accidentally cut the flex cable of the fingerprint sensor, can I replace the part? or it is like TouchID?

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I agree, easy if if you own this suction device and know WTF a spudger is. Otherwise, what? :/

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