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Use this guide to replace the motherboard assembly of your Motorola Moto E4 (XT1762).

  1. Power off your phone before beginning disassembly. Insert a fingernail, or spudger, into the notch on the bottom right corner to start separating the phone unit from the back cover. Move to the bottom left corner to pry the phone out of the back cover.
    • Power off your phone before beginning disassembly.

    • Insert a fingernail, or spudger, into the notch on the bottom right corner to start separating the phone unit from the back cover.

    • Move to the bottom left corner to pry the phone out of the back cover.

  2. Lift the phone out of the back cover. Lift the phone out of the back cover.
    • Lift the phone out of the back cover.

  3. Use a fingernail or spudger to pry at the notch at the bottom end of the battery. Lever the battery out of its recess and remove it. Lever the battery out of its recess and remove it.
    • Use a fingernail or spudger to pry at the notch at the bottom end of the battery.

    • Lever the battery out of its recess and remove it.

  4. Remove the seven 3.3 mm Phillips #00 screws.
    • Remove the seven 3.3 mm Phillips #00 screws.

  5. Insert an opening pick between the cover and the motherboard at the bottom right corner. Slide the opening pick upwards to open the plastic clips.
    • Insert an opening pick between the cover and the motherboard at the bottom right corner.

    • Slide the opening pick upwards to open the plastic clips.

  6. Insert an opening pick between the cover and the motherboard at the bottom left corner. Slide the opening pick upwards to open the plastic clips.
    • Insert an opening pick between the cover and the motherboard at the bottom left corner.

    • Slide the opening pick upwards to open the plastic clips.

    • Pry up the motherboard cover by twisting the opening pick.

  7. Remove the motherboard cover.
    • Remove the motherboard cover.

  8. Use a pair of tweezers to peel off the yellow tape of the ZIF connector located on the left of the motherboard. Use a pair of tweezers to peel off the yellow tape of the ZIF connector located on the left of the motherboard.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to peel off the yellow tape of the ZIF connector located on the left of the motherboard.

  9. Use the edge of a spudger to open the black flap of the ZIF connector. Use the edge of a spudger to open the black flap of the ZIF connector.
    • Use the edge of a spudger to open the black flap of the ZIF connector.

  10. Slide the volume button flex cable out of the ZIF connector to disconnect it. Slide the volume button flex cable out of the ZIF connector to disconnect it.
    • Slide the volume button flex cable out of the ZIF connector to disconnect it.

  11. Use a pair of tweezers to pry up and disconnect the antenna cable located on the left of the motherboard. Fold the antenna cable out of the way.
    • Use a pair of tweezers to pry up and disconnect the antenna cable located on the left of the motherboard.

    • Fold the antenna cable out of the way.

  12. Use the edge of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the display flex cable located on the bottom left of the motherboard. Use the edge of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the display flex cable located on the bottom left of the motherboard.
    • Use the edge of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the display flex cable located on the bottom left of the motherboard.

  13. Remove the two 2.9 mm long Phillips #00 screws securing the motherboard.
    • Remove the two 2.9 mm long Phillips #00 screws securing the motherboard.

  14. Don't try to remove the motherboard all the way yet. The interconnect flex cable is still connected to its rear side. Use a spudger to carefully lift the motherboard from the top and fold it towards the battery compartment.
    • Don't try to remove the motherboard all the way yet. The interconnect flex cable is still connected to its rear side.

    • Use a spudger to carefully lift the motherboard from the top and fold it towards the battery compartment.

    • Be careful not to damage any components underneath the motherboard.

  15. Use the edge of a spudger to disconnect the interconnect cable from the motherboard. Remove the motherboard. Remove the motherboard.
    • Use the edge of a spudger to disconnect the interconnect cable from the motherboard.

    • Remove the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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