Introduction

This guide gives step-by-step instructions on how to remove the mother board in the LG VX5500 cell phone. To complete the task you will need a #00 Phillip's head screwdriver, tweezers, and a plastic opening tool.

Image 1/3: Our device did not come with a battery cover so it is not shown here. Image 2/3: Remove the battery using your finger to pry it out of the battery housing. Image 3/3: Remove the battery using your finger to pry it out of the battery housing.
  • Remove the battery cover by placing your thumb on the small ridge near the top of the phone back and push downward, exposing the battery.

  • Our device did not come with a battery cover so it is not shown here.

  • Remove the battery using your finger to pry it out of the battery housing.

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Image 1/2: Unscrew the (4) 3.6mm screws using a #00 Phillip's head screw driver. Image 2/2: Unscrew the (4) 3.6mm screws using a #00 Phillip's head screw driver.
  • Remove the (2) rubber screw covers located near the hinge of the phone using tweezers or a thumb tack.

  • Unscrew the (4) 3.6mm screws using a #00 Phillip's head screw driver.

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Image 1/3: Slip the tool into the crack between the keypad (front panel) and the back panel. Image 2/3: Slide the tool along the sides of the phone to detach the tabs holding the backing on. Image 3/3: Slide the tool along the sides of the phone to detach the tabs holding the backing on.
  • Carefully pry off the phone's backing using a plastic opening tool.

  • Slip the tool into the crack between the keypad (front panel) and the back panel.

  • Slide the tool along the sides of the phone to detach the tabs holding the backing on.

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Image 1/2: Use the tweezers to lift the display adapter off the logic board. Image 2/2: Use the tweezers to lift the display adapter off the logic board.
  • Peel back the sticker with tweezers and hold it back with your finger.

  • Use the tweezers to lift the display adapter off the logic board.

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Image 1/2: The keyboard can be easily removed once the mother board is out of the phone. Image 2/2: The keyboard can be easily removed once the mother board is out of the phone.
  • Lift the mother board out of the phone casing.

  • The keyboard can be easily removed once the mother board is out of the phone.

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Conclusion

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

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You guys are great!

Kurt Beske - Reply

So what do you do with the mother board then?

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