Introduction

This guide will walk you through the process of replacing the motherboard in a Motorola Moto G4 Plus phone.

Insert a fingernail or a spudger into the notch on bottom edge of the phone near the charging port.
  • Insert a fingernail or a spudger into the notch on bottom edge of the phone near the charging port.

  • Pry the back cover away from the body of the phone.

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Continue to gently lift the back cover until all plastic clips have been released.
  • Continue to gently lift the back cover until all plastic clips have been released.

  • Remove the back cover.

  • To reinstall the back cover, align the cover over the body and gently press all around the edges until you feel the clips snap into place.

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  • Slide out and remove the SIM card.

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  • Remove the nineteen 3.1 mm T3 screws securing the midframe.

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  • Use the point of a spudger to pry up the rubber cover over the camera flash connector.

  • Remove the rubber cover.

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  • Use the point of a spudger to pry up and disconnect the camera flash connector.

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  • Loosen the midframe along the edges and lift it away from the body.

  • Remove the midframe.

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  • Be very careful not to puncture the battery with any sharp tools. A damaged lithium-ion battery can catch fire and/or explode.

  • Peel up and remove the tape securing the battery wires.

  • Peel up and remove the black tape that bridges the battery and the phone.

  • While neither tape pieces are necessary for the operation of the phone, save them if they are in good condition for the reinstallation process.

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  • Slip the point of a spudger underneath the red and black battery wires and gently pry straight up.

  • During reassembly, align the connector in its socket, then press straight down to reconnect it.

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  • Use tweezers or your fingers to de-route the battery wires from the plastic brackets.

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  • Peel the black pull tab from battery and pull slowly but firmly to separate the battery from the frame.

    • A few drops of high concentration (90% or higher) isopropyl alcohol along each side may help soften the adhesive.

    • If the pull tab breaks, use a spudger to gently pry around the edges of the battery until it comes loose.

  • Don't deform or puncture the battery—it can catch fire and/or explode if damaged.

  • Never reinstall a damaged or deformed battery. Replace the battery.

Does anybody know, what the black tape covering the metal cans an the battey is made of? It seems to have a heat insulating effect.

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  • Remove the battery.

  • To install a battery, orient the new battery such that the wires exit near the bottom of the phone, and the battery connector is on the motherboard side.

  • Clean off any adhesive residue which may prevent the battery from sitting flush against the frame. Use a few strips of adhesive included in the battery kit or some double-sided tape to secure the battery to the frame.

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  • Using tweezers, lift up the black silicon piece connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

  • Using tweezers, remove the red and black cable connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

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  • Using a spudger, remove the two metal pieces connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

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  • Using tweezers, remove the yellow film connecting the rear camera to the motherboard.

  • The film is connected by an adhesive, so it may take some jostling to remove.

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  • Remove two 4.0 mm T3 Torx screws connecting the motherboard to the front casing.

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  • Using a spudger, lift up and remove the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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Price of motherboard

rohit sharma - Reply

sir, my motorola g4-plus suddenly it off . i am not analyzed that problem, please help me

Raju Venkat - Reply

Hi,

My Moto G4 Plus has suddenly Dead. neither it is getting charged nor showing any response.

Please Help me. Its just 13 Months have been passed buying me this.

Neeraj Kumar - Reply

Sir i have a moto g4 plus handset sir when i press power button the device gets locked and when i press power button to open the phone the phone does not open and i have to restart the phone to unlock it and when i unlock it the phones works properly what could be the problem help me

Robin Singh Bisht - Reply

please help me with the motherboard i wana buy motherboard for moto g4plus . phn got dead no power nothing is cuming even not service centre is ready to repair

Gurpriya Kaur - Reply

i have moto e4 plus handset handset was locked and technician says that mother board proble wthat is the price of mother board

kashinath - Reply

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rameshyadla1433 -

Sir..How much price of Moto g4 plus mother board

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