Introduction

This guide shows you how to replace the motherboard of your Huawei P8 Lite.

Use an Opening Tool and start to lever up the back cover of your Huawei P8 Lite at the bottom of your phone. Use an Opening Tool and start to lever up the back cover of your Huawei P8 Lite at the bottom of your phone.
  • Use an Opening Tool and start to lever up the back cover of your Huawei P8 Lite at the bottom of your phone.

There are clips around the whole mid frame, holding down the back cover. Open all of them with the Opening Tool. When all clips are open, you can easily remove the back cover from the rest of the phone. We do not recommend to try to remove the back cover whilst you haven't opened all clips. They are very strong and you will risk to break the back cover.
  • There are clips around the whole mid frame, holding down the back cover. Open all of them with the Opening Tool.

  • When all clips are open, you can easily remove the back cover from the rest of the phone.

  • We do not recommend to try to remove the back cover whilst you haven't opened all clips. They are very strong and you will risk to break the back cover.

Use a tweezer to remove the water indicator sticker which sits on a screw in the bottom right of your phone. Remove the 4 Torx T5 screws which hold down the lower part of the loudspeaker. Remove the three Phillips #000 screws which hold down the upper part of the loudspeaker.
  • Use a tweezer to remove the water indicator sticker which sits on a screw in the bottom right of your phone.

  • Remove the 4 Torx T5 screws which hold down the lower part of the loudspeaker.

  • Remove the three Phillips #000 screws which hold down the upper part of the loudspeaker.

  • Remove the loudspeaker carefully.

The 4 screws wich hold down the lower part of the loudspeaker are Torx screws for me. But it's a French Huawei, doin' nothing like the others :)

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Remove the three Phillips #000 screws that hold the metal plate in place. Remove the metal plate with a tweezer. Unplug the battery flex connector with a spudger.
  • Remove the three Phillips #000 screws that hold the metal plate in place.

  • Remove the metal plate with a tweezer.

  • Unplug the battery flex connector with a spudger.

Peel off the liquid indicator in the top right corner and remove the two Torx T5 screws. Remove the five Phillips #000 screws. Carefully pry off the plastic cover on the left side.
  • Peel off the liquid indicator in the top right corner and remove the two Torx T5 screws.

  • Remove the five Phillips #000 screws.

  • Carefully pry off the plastic cover on the left side.

  • Then remove the top cover.

Remove the SIM card and SD card trays. Disconnect the three plug connectors and one ZIF connector. Unlock the ZIF connector by lifting the small black plastic lever.
  • Remove the SIM card and SD card trays.

  • Disconnect the three plug connectors and one ZIF connector.

    • Unlock the ZIF connector by lifting the small black plastic lever.

Remove the volume and power button cable. Take out the motherboard by lifting the bottom part first.
  • Remove the volume and power button cable.

  • Take out the motherboard by lifting the bottom part first.

    • Pay attention to the cables, so they don't rip when staying stuck to the motherboard.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order and apply adhesive where necessary.

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