Introduction

This guide will instruct step-by-step how to disassemble the P8 Lite and replace the battery. A breakdown kit and a replacement battery will be required. Review the device Teardown Guide to get started.

  • Open the back case with the Spudger tool. Start about one-inch to the right of the headphone jack and gently pry the back-cover of the phone. Make sure to pry the entire perimeter of the back- cover to prevent bending/cracking of the plastic.

  • Tools used: Spudger tool (used as a wedge to pry back-cover and loudspeaker)

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Use screwdriver from 54 Bit Driver Kit in order to remove screws from the loudspeaker. The silver screws are compatible with a PH000 Bit. Be sure to separate the screws to avoid confusion.
  • Use screwdriver from 54 Bit Driver Kit in order to remove screws from the loudspeaker. The silver screws are compatible with a PH000 Bit. Be sure to separate the screws to avoid confusion.

  • Tools used: PH000 Bit + T5 Torx Screwdriver from the 54 Bit Driver Kit (PH000 Bit fits within the T5 Torx screwdriver)

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  • Use Spudger tool to gently lift loudspeaker from phone. The loudspeaker is the entire portion of the phone where the screws were extracted. Replace the loudspeaker with the new one, and reassemble the phone in reverse order.

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Locate adhesive strip underneath the battery and grip with thumb and forefinger. Pull slowly until breakage to loosen adhesive securing battery.
  • Locate adhesive strip underneath the battery and grip with thumb and forefinger. Pull slowly until breakage to loosen adhesive securing battery.

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Insert spudger underneath battery at multiple intervals in order to split adhesive securing the battery. Take care not to warp the battery itself, and lift from phone frame. Insert replacement battery into slot.
  • Insert spudger underneath battery at multiple intervals in order to split adhesive securing the battery. Take care not to warp the battery itself, and lift from phone frame. Insert replacement battery into slot.

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Conclusion

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

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