Introduction

Use this guide to replace the motherboard in your Huawei P10 Lite smartphone.

  1. Insert the tip of an opening pick between the back cover and the mid frame and slide it around the phone, to cut the adhesive. Using a suction handle to lift the back cover may help to get an initial gap for the opening pick to put in. If the adhesive is hard to cut, use an iOpener to loosen it.
    • Insert the tip of an opening pick between the back cover and the mid frame and slide it around the phone, to cut the adhesive.

    • Using a suction handle to lift the back cover may help to get an initial gap for the opening pick to put in.

    • If the adhesive is hard to cut, use an iOpener to loosen it.

  2. After you cut the adhesive on every edge, twist your opening pick, to separate the rear cover from the phone. Flip the rear cover over to the right side of the phone. Flip the rear cover over to the right side of the phone.
    • After you cut the adhesive on every edge, twist your opening pick, to separate the rear cover from the phone.

    • Flip the rear cover over to the right side of the phone.

  3. Use a pair of tweezers to remove the sticker. Remove the two Phillips #00 screws.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to remove the sticker.

    • Remove the two Phillips #00 screws.

    • Remove the four 2.5 mm Phillips #00 screws.

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  5. Use tweezers to remove the mainboard shield. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the finger print sensor flex cable.
    • Use tweezers to remove the mainboard shield.

    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the finger print sensor flex cable.

    • When reassembling apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

  6. Use a SIM card removal bit or tool and push it into the small hole in the SIM card  tray. Remove the SIM card tray.
    • Use a SIM card removal bit or tool and push it into the small hole in the SIM card tray.

    • Remove the SIM card tray.

  7. Remove the three Phillips #000 screws. Use tweezers to remove the two metal shields which cover the flex cables on the mainboard. Use tweezers to remove the two metal shields which cover the flex cables on the mainboard.
    • Remove the three Phillips #000 screws.

    • Use tweezers to remove the two metal shields which cover the flex cables on the mainboard.

  8. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the volume and power button, the display and the main flex cable. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the volume and power button, the display and the main flex cable. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the volume and power button, the display and the main flex cable.
    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the volume and power button, the display and the main flex cable.

  9. Disconnect the battery flex cable with a spudger. Unplug the antenna cable with tweezers.
    • Disconnect the battery flex cable with a spudger.

    • Unplug the antenna cable with tweezers.

  10. Disconnect the headphone jack flex cable with the flat end of a spudger. Use an opening pick to pry out the motherboard until you can get a good grip. Both camera are still attached to the motherboard. Don't damage them while you remove it.
    • Disconnect the headphone jack flex cable with the flat end of a spudger.

    • Use an opening pick to pry out the motherboard until you can get a good grip.

    • Both camera are still attached to the motherboard. Don't damage them while you remove it.

    • Remove the motherboard.

    • If you want to replace your motherboard you need to disconnect both cameras and transfer them to your spare part.

    • On the back of the motherboard there are thermal pads (pink rubber-like gobs) for heat dissipation. If these thermal pads broke or are too dried out you might need to apply new thermal pads on the new display assembly or the motherboard.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. When reassembling your phone apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

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