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Introduction

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

  1. Switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray. Switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.
    • Switch off your phone and remove the SIM card tray.

  2. Remove the Torx T2 screws from the bottom of the phone
    • Remove the Torx T2 screws from the bottom of the phone

  3. OPEN ALL THE TABS

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

  5. 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 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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Dominik Schnabelrauch

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2 Comments

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?

Jona - Reply

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

404cameljockey - Reply

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