Introduction

Steps to replace the LG VX8550 motherboard

Slide the battery release up.
  • Slide the battery release up.

Remove the battery by lifting away from the case.
  • Remove the battery by lifting away from the case.

Remove the 2 screw covers next to the rear speaker with a Push Pin.
  • Remove the 2 screw covers next to the rear speaker with a Push Pin.

Remove the 4 cover screws with a Philips #00 screwdriver.
  • Remove the 4 cover screws with a Philips #00 screwdriver.

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Use the iPod opening tool to pry off the back casing.
  • Use the iPod opening tool to pry off the back casing.

Continue sliding the iPod opening tool around the seam of the casing to separate the front and back casings.
  • Continue sliding the iPod opening tool around the seam of the casing to separate the front and back casings.

Separate the casing halves.
  • Separate the casing halves.

  • Be sure to keep track of the side buttons as they fall out.

Remove the 2 screws from the back of the phone with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.
  • Remove the 2 screws from the back of the phone with a Phillips #00 Screwdriver.

Carefully lift up on the motherboard to see the ribbon cables underneath.
  • Carefully lift up on the motherboard to see the ribbon cables underneath.

  • Use the spudger to carefully disconnect the ribbon cable from the motherboard.

Remove the motherboard from the front casing by lifting straight up.
  • Remove the motherboard from the front casing by lifting straight up.

Conclusion

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

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It is a nice way to remove the motherboard of the LG mobile i did not done it but your have done it very nicely and with a great way. thanks for this good post i really enjoy the reading.

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