Introduction

The motherboard replacement also replaces the charging port because they come as 1 component.

Image 1/3: Place the device on a firm surface with the device screen facing down. Image 2/3: Place the device on a firm surface with the device screen facing down. Image 3/3: Place the device on a firm surface with the device screen facing down.
  • Before working on the device, make sure the device is off and not plugged into any power source for safety reasons. Failure to comply could result in injury.

  • Place the device on a firm surface with the device screen facing down.

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Image 1/2: If any screws are stripped, refer to the ifixit guide for how to remove a stripped screw. https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+to+Remove+a+Stripped+Screw/13213 Image 2/2: If any screws are stripped, refer to the ifixit guide for how to remove a stripped screw. https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/How+to+Remove+a+Stripped+Screw/13213
  • Remove 2, 6.1 mm Phillips J000 screws from the back of the device.

  • If any screws are stripped, refer to the ifixit guide for how to remove a stripped screw. How to Remove a Stripped Screw

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  • Using a plastic tool and the plastic card, gently pry off the back cover.

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  • Using tweezers, remove the electrical connector that connects to the battery to remove the power to the battery.

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  • Unplug the 2 speaker's connection from the motherboard.

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  • Peel the yellow tape off from on top of the electrical connectors.

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Image 1/2: Remove 3 electrical connectors by gently pulling back on them with some tweezers. Image 2/2: Remove 3 electrical connectors by gently pulling back on them with some tweezers.
  • Flip up the black cover pieces to expose the 3 electrical connectors.

  • Remove 3 electrical connectors by gently pulling back on them with some tweezers.

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Image 1/3: Remove the black camera connector by gently prying on it until it unhooks. Image 2/3: Remove the black camera connector by gently prying on it until it unhooks. Image 3/3: Remove the black camera connector by gently prying on it until it unhooks.
  • Unplug the 2 black ground wires from the motherboard by gently prying on them until they unhook from the motherboard.

  • Remove the black camera connector by gently prying on it until it unhooks.

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  • Using tweezers, remove the microphone from the the plastic cover.

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Image 1/1: Motherboard pops out.
  • Remove 5 - 3.4 mm Phillips J000 screws from the motherboard.

  • Motherboard pops out.

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Conclusion

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

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