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.

  1. Insert a plastic opening tool into the indentation at the bottom of the phone between the front and rear covers.
    • 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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  2. Insert a plastic opening tool, or your finger, into the notch in between the sim card and the battery and lift the battery upward.
    • 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.

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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.

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    • 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.

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Conclusion

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

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