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Introduction

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

  1. Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 1 of 2 Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement, Back Cover: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Use an Opening Tool and start to lever up the back cover of your Huawei P8 Lite at the bottom of your phone.

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    • 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, remove the back cover from the rest of the phone.

    • If the back cover doesn't come freely, there are probably some additional clips that need to be disconnected.

  3. Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement, Loudspeaker: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • Use a tweezer to remove the warranty sticker which sits on a screw in the bottom right of your phone.

  4. Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the 4 black Torx T5 screws which hold down the lower part of the loudspeaker.

    • Remove the three silver Phillips #00 screws which hold down the upper part of the loudspeaker.

  5. Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the loudspeaker carefully.

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    • Remove the three Phillips #00 screws that hold the metal plate in place.

    • Remove the metal plate with a tweezer.

    • Unplug the battery flex connector with a spudger.

  7. Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the two Torx T5 screws.

    • If there is a tamper evident sticker over your screws remove them to properly seat your driver.

    • Remove the five Phillips #00 screws.

  8. Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 2 Huawei P8 Lite Motherboard Replacement: step 8, image 2 of 2
    • Carefully pry off the plastic cover on the left side. The NFC antenna contacts might be slightly glued to the cover.

    • Then remove the top cover.

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    • 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.

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    • 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.

    • On the back of the motherboard there is a thermal pad (pink rubber-like gob) for heat dissipation. If this thermal pad broke or is too dried out you might want to replace it with a new one.

Conclusion

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

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My p8 lite is not connecting to mobile networks unless im in town onyl whats the prob

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