Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the motherboard in your Moto G, in the event that it is malfunctioning. It may take a while, since the battery and SD/SIM card reader must be removed first, but all you will need are a T5 Torx screwdriver and a plastic opening tool.

Image 1/3: Starting at the USB port on the bottom, remove the rear cover by prying it off with your finger. Image 2/3: Work your way down the sides to avoid cracking the rear cover. Image 3/3: Work your way down the sides to avoid cracking the rear cover.
  • Make sure your Moto G is turned off before beginning disassembly.

  • Starting at the USB port on the bottom, remove the rear cover by prying it off with your finger.

  • Work your way down the sides to avoid cracking the rear cover.

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Image 1/3: Using the same screwdriver, remove the six 3.2 mm screws on the sides. Image 2/3: Remove the next layer of the phone by prying it off with your fingers. Image 3/3: Remove the next layer of the phone by prying it off with your fingers.
  • Remove the eight 4.2 mm screws at the top and bottom of the phone using a T5 Torx screwdriver.

  • Using the same screwdriver, remove the six 3.2 mm screws on the sides.

  • Remove the next layer of the phone by prying it off with your fingers.

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Image 1/3: Disconnect the battery connector by prying it off of the motherboard. Image 2/3: Disconnect the vibration motor by prying its connector off of the motherboard. Image 3/3: Disconnect the vibration motor by prying its connector off of the motherboard.
  • Using a plastic opening tool or tweezers, disconnect the SIM/SD card reader at the top of the phone.

  • Disconnect the battery connector by prying it off of the motherboard.

  • Disconnect the vibration motor by prying its connector off of the motherboard.

sir when I put on for charging it shows 50% charging after 1 hour when I removed the charger its showin 0 and total is dead. what is the reason

leela - Reply

moto g 2 completely dead what the reason

leela - Reply

There's no need to remove the battery or motherboard to get to the speakers - they are accessible as soon as the back cover is removed. Skip this step and jump straight to step 10

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Image 1/3: Don't worry about ripping the copper foil a little bit, it is easy to put back on. Image 2/3: When reassembling the device, do not attempt to smooth the foil down with your finger. Metal foil can become sharp if folded in a certain way, and you may be cut. Image 3/3: When reassembling the device, do not attempt to smooth the foil down with your finger. Metal foil can become sharp if folded in a certain way, and you may be cut.
  • Using a plastic opening tool, carefully pry off the entire SIM/SD card reader component.

  • Don't worry about ripping the copper foil a little bit, it is easy to put back on.

  • When reassembling the device, do not attempt to smooth the foil down with your finger. Metal foil can become sharp if folded in a certain way, and you may be cut.

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Image 1/3: Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards. Image 2/3: Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards. Image 3/3: Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards.
  • Peel off the two black stickers on the right side of the battery using your fingers.

  • Remove the battery by pulling the right side of it upwards.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Remove LCD connector by lifting the black plastic flap.

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  • Using a T5 Torx screwdriver, unscrew the three 2.2 mm screws holding the motherboard in place.

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  • Carefully remove the motherboard.

from here ill get motherboard for g2

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Conclusion

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

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What about Android, it comes already flashed on a new motherboard or I need to flash it myself?

marcelmaximo - Reply

Where can i buy mother board for moto g 2nd gen lte. Any idea?

kasi balaji - Reply

Please give me moto g2 motherboard

Kvasu - Reply

hi ...great guide thanks...Ihave a question Can a Motherboard from a Motorola Moto G2 XT1068 fit into a G2 XT1072 phone Thanks

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