Introduction

Use this guide to replace the vibration motor in your Huawei P10 smartphone. When reassembling your phone apply new adhesive where it is necessary.

Switch off your phone.
  • Switch off your phone.

  • Remove the two Pentalobe P2 screws at the bottom.

  • Remove the SIM card tray.

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Insert a plastic opening tool between the display and the case starting at the bottom area of your phone.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool between the display and the case starting at the bottom area of your phone.

  • Carefully pry the display with its parts out of the case.

  • After you pried out the bottom end, use the opening tool to open the clamps on both sides.

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  • Don't open the phone all the way, yet. The cable for the standby and volume buttons is still connected to the back cover.

  • Swing open the phone backwards.

  • Use a spudger to disconnect the power- and volume button flex cable.

The cable is for the standby and volume buttons, not for the fingerprint sensor!

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  • Remove the Phillips #00 screw.

  • Use tweezers to remove the metal plate.

  • Use a spudger to disconnect the battery flex cable.

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  • Remove the four Phillips #00 screws.

  • Use Tweezers to remove the metal plate.

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  • Use a spudger to disconnect the main flex cable.

  • Use tweezers to disconnect the antenna cable and pull it out of the clamp holding it down to the charging board.

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  • Use a spudger to disconnect the headphone jack and the loudspeaker flex cables.

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  • Do not damage any components sitting on the charging board while removing it.

  • Use a spudger to pry out the charging board.

  • Remove the charging board.

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  • Use tweezers to remove the vibration motor.

    • There is some adhesive underneath the vibration motor and its flex cable. You can use an iOpener to loosen the adhesive and make the removal easier.

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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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