Introduction

If after replacing your battery, your phone is still not charging, you might have a faulty charging assembly. Learn how to replace it in this guide

Remove the 4.9 mm torx head screws located on the camera plate on the back of the phone
  • Remove the 4.9 mm torx head screws located on the camera plate on the back of the phone

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Remove the 3.65 mm Torx head screws at the bottom of the phone.
  • Remove the 3.65 mm Torx head screws at the bottom of the phone.

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  • Remove the SIM card tray by pushing a pin into the hole on the side of the phone.

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  • Push the Spudger along the gap between the phone and the backplate to separate them.

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  • Carefully pull the backplate away from the phone.

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  • Peel away protective the film using your hands.

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  • Remove any adhesive strips holding the battery in place gently using a fingernail or spudger.

  • The regular black nylon spudger should be used whenever possible, especially around batteries.

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  • Disconnect the orange battery ribbon cable by gently lifting with a spudger.

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  • Insert a fingernail or spudger into either side of the battery and lift upward.

  • Remove the battery from phone.

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  • Remove the 3.15mm Phillips Head #000 screws from motherboard.

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  • Disconnect the two ribbon cables by gently lifting on the black hinges and pulling away with tweezers

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  • Gently disconnect the rear-camera connector

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  • Gently remove the front-facing camera by gently lifting on the connector tab.

  • Remove the other connector by gently lifting with a spudger.

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  • Pry off the plastic brace along the top edge of the phone

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  • Remove the antenna connected to the bottom piece of the screen plate

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  • Gently lift the motherboard off the frame

  • Pull the camera out from behind the motherboard

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  • Using a spudger, disconnect the charging port assembly cable and the screen connection cable.

  • Remove the motherboard completely.

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  • Remove the 3.6 mm Phillips head screws from the charging assembly

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  • Gently peel the flat cable away from the screen

  • Gently lift the charging assembly using a spudger

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Conclusion

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

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