Introduction

Use this guide to install a new logic board in your LG Dare.

Remove the back cover by firmly pressing against the raised lip on the back panel. Slide the cover towards the top of the phone. Remove the back cover by firmly pressing against the raised lip on the back panel. Slide the cover towards the top of the phone.
  • Remove the back cover by firmly pressing against the raised lip on the back panel. Slide the cover towards the top of the phone.

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Remove the battery by placing your fingernail or a opening tool in the recessed edge and lift the battery out. Remove the battery by placing your fingernail or a opening tool in the recessed edge and lift the battery out. Remove the battery by placing your fingernail or a opening tool in the recessed edge and lift the battery out.
  • Remove the battery by placing your fingernail or a opening tool in the recessed edge and lift the battery out.

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Use the #00 screwdriver to remove the six 4mm phillips screws located around the edges of the phone. Use the #00 screwdriver to remove the six 4mm phillips screws located around the edges of the phone.
  • Use the #00 screwdriver to remove the six 4mm phillips screws located around the edges of the phone.

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Lift the back plastic cover off by moving the opening tool around the edges of the phone. Wedging the opening tool in several places on the bottom of the phone will help release small tabs that hold the back to the front frame. The side buttons may fall out when removing the back plastic.
  • Lift the back plastic cover off by moving the opening tool around the edges of the phone.

  • Wedging the opening tool in several places on the bottom of the phone will help release small tabs that hold the back to the front frame.

  • The side buttons may fall out when removing the back plastic.

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Pull off the back plastic panel. Remove the buttons from the edge of the frame. The buttons are [lock], [volume control], [speaker], and [camera]. Remove the buttons from the edge of the frame. The buttons are [lock], [volume control], [speaker], and [camera].
  • Pull off the back plastic panel.

  • Remove the buttons from the edge of the frame. The buttons are [lock], [volume control], [speaker], and [camera].

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Disconnect the three ribbon connectors from the motherboard.
  • Disconnect the three ribbon connectors from the motherboard.

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Remove the LED. Remove the camera connector. Remove the camera sensor from the logic board. Squeeze the sides of the camera sensor firmly and pull straight up.
  • Remove the LED.

  • Remove the camera connector.

  • Remove the camera sensor from the logic board. Squeeze the sides of the camera sensor firmly and pull straight up.

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Open the USB port cover.
  • Open the USB port cover.

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Use the opening tool to lift up the green logic board in all areas and remove it. The logic board may require some force to remove because it is taped to the plastic frame. When removing the logic board, be careful not to tear any of the ribbon cables or side buttons.
  • Use the opening tool to lift up the green logic board in all areas and remove it.

  • The logic board may require some force to remove because it is taped to the plastic frame.

  • When removing the logic board, be careful not to tear any of the ribbon cables or side buttons.

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Conclusion

To re-assemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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