Introduction

Use this guide to replace the display including the frame of your Huawei P9 Lite.

Image 1/2: Work your way around counterclockwise and carefully pry the plastic tabs open one by one. Image 2/2: Work your way around counterclockwise and carefully pry the plastic tabs open one by one.
  • Start on the bottom left corner of the back cover with an opening pick.

  • Work your way around counterclockwise and carefully pry the plastic tabs open one by one.

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Image 1/2: There is adhesive underneath the back cover that holds it to the battery and the metal plate at the top. Image 2/2: Be careful with the flex cable at the right hand side.
  • When reaching the top right corner of the phone switch to a plastic card.

    • There is adhesive underneath the back cover that holds it to the battery and the metal plate at the top.

    • Be careful with the flex cable at the right hand side.

  • Use the plastic card to lever the back cover away and loosen it from the adhesive.

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  • When the back cover is freed from the adhesive you can pop it off by hand completely.

Hi! Im so sad! At the begginig of the operation i ve broken the white seal/connector that in one side is connected to the board and the other side is "glued" to the battery. Can someone help me? how can i solve this?? There is no image displayed on the screen. but there is vibration, sound, notifications... can someone help me please???

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Image 1/3: If there are any water indicators on top of the screws, take them off and set them aside. Image 2/3: Unplug the fingerprint sensor connector from the motherboard. Image 3/3: Don't take away the plate, yet. The NFC antenna is still glued to it.
  • Loosen the 9 Phillips #00 screws that hold the metal plate with the sensor.

    • If there are any water indicators on top of the screws, take them off and set them aside.

  • Unplug the fingerprint sensor connector from the motherboard.

    • Don't take away the plate, yet. The NFC antenna is still glued to it.

  • Peel off the the flex cable of the NFC antenna that is adhered to the metal plate.

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  • Remove the SIM card tray.

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  • Disconnect the motherboard flex, the battery flex and the antenna cable.

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  • Disconnect the display flex and the power and volume button cable.

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  • Unplug the rear camera and the headphone jack.

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  • Take the camera and the headphone jack out of their recesses.

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Image 1/2: Remove the motherboard including the front camera. Image 2/2: Remove the motherboard including the front camera.
  • Use a spudger to lift the motherboard carefully.

  • Remove the motherboard including the front camera.

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  • Take out the top microphone and the earpiece speaker.

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Image 1/2: Three 2.9 mm Phillips #00 screws Image 2/2: Four 3.8 mm Phillips #00 screws
  • On the bottom of the phone remove the following screws:

    • Three 2.9 mm Phillips #00 screws

    • Four 3.8 mm Phillips #00 screws

  • Now you can grab the loudspeaker unit and take it out.

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Image 1/2: Put both cables aside. Image 2/2: Put both cables aside.
  • Unplug the motherboard flex cable and disconnect the antenna cable.

  • Put both cables aside.

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Image 1/3: Carefully peel off the contact of the vibration motor and take it out. Image 2/3: Also remove the bottom microphone in its rubber housing. Image 3/3: Also remove the bottom microphone in its rubber housing.
  • Now remove the daughter board.

  • Carefully peel off the contact of the vibration motor and take it out.

  • Also remove the bottom microphone in its rubber housing.

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Image 1/3: The display flex cable runs underneath the battery in the center. Image 2/3: The display flex cable runs underneath the battery in the center. Image 3/3: The display flex cable runs underneath the battery in the center.
  • Now you can pry out the battery using a spudger at the indicated spot.

    • The display flex cable runs underneath the battery in the center.

Good guide, repaired without problems

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Conclusion

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

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