Introduction

If your phone is malfunctioning and you cannot fix it through other guides, the motherboard may need to be replaced. Use this guide to replace the motherboard.

Insert a plastic opening tool into the indentation at the bottom of the phone between the front and rear covers. Lift the back cover from the bottom and remove it from the phone.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool into the indentation at the bottom of the phone between the front and rear covers.

  • Lift the back cover from the bottom and remove it from the phone.

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Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch in between the sim card and the battery and lift the battery upward. Remove the battery from your phone.
  • Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch in between the sim card and the battery and lift the battery upward.

  • Remove the battery from your phone.

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Remove all five screw covers with tweezers located in the picture. Remove all five screw covers with tweezers located in the picture. Remove all five screw covers with tweezers located in the picture.
  • Remove all five screw covers with tweezers located in the picture.

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Remove the 10 T4 Torx screws securing the midframe to the display assembly. Gently pry the midframe from the display assembly and remove it. Gently pry the midframe from the display assembly and remove it.
  • Remove the 10 T4 Torx screws securing the midframe to the display assembly.

  • Gently pry the midframe from the display assembly and remove it.

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Locate the Display Data Cables Use hands or plastic opening tool to carefully pry off the connectors. Use hands or plastic opening tool to carefully pry off the connectors.
  • Locate the Display Data Cables

  • Use hands or plastic opening tool to carefully pry off the connectors.

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Be careful when removing motherboard. Earpiece is connected with small wires and adhesive. Use thin metal tool to pry off before removing motherboard. Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry off each section of the Motherboard. Use hands to slowly and carefully remove the motherboard from the front panel assembly.
  • Be careful when removing motherboard. Earpiece is connected with small wires and adhesive. Use thin metal tool to pry off before removing motherboard.

  • Use a plastic opening tool to gently pry off each section of the Motherboard.

  • Use hands to slowly and carefully remove the motherboard from the front panel assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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