Introduction

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

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  • 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.

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

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Image 1/3: 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. Image 2/3: The side buttons may fall out when removing the back plastic. Image 3/3: 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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Image 1/3: Remove the buttons from the edge of the frame. The buttons are [lock], [volume control], [speaker], and [camera]. Image 2/3: Remove the buttons from the edge of the frame. The buttons are [lock], [volume control], [speaker], and [camera]. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: Remove the camera connector. Image 2/3: Remove the camera sensor from the logic board. Squeeze the sides of the camera sensor firmly and pull straight up. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: The logic board may require some force to remove because it is taped to the plastic frame. Image 2/3: When removing the logic board, be careful not to tear any of the ribbon cables or side buttons. Image 3/3: 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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