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Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement

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  1. Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Remove the Battery Door: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • The battery door of the Nexus 5 is held together with plastic clips.

    • Use the plastic spudger to separate the battery door.

  2. Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Unscrew the Midframe and Speaker Assemby: step 2, image 1 of 3 Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Unscrew the Midframe and Speaker Assemby: step 2, image 2 of 3 Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Unscrew the Midframe and Speaker Assemby: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • Using your #00 Philips Screwdriver, remove the six screws holding the midframe in place.

    • Remove the four screws at the bottom of the device holding the speaker assembly in place.

    • The screw on the far right may be covered in adhesive. Use your plastic spudger to remove the adhesive covering the screw.

  3. Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Remove the Midframe and Speaker Assembly: step 3, image 1 of 2 Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Remove the Midframe and Speaker Assembly: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the midframe and speaker assembly.

  4. Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Remove and Replace the Antenna Cables: step 4, image 1 of 3 Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Remove and Replace the Antenna Cables: step 4, image 2 of 3 Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Remove and Replace the Antenna Cables: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • The antenna cables are located on the right and left side of the battery (one is gray, the other is black).

    • Using your plastic spudger, disconnect both ends of the antenna cables.

    • Connect your new antenna cables.

    • Make sure the antenna cables are securely connected.

  5. Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Reassemble the Device: step 5, image 1 of 2 Nexus 5 Antenna Cable Replacement, Reassemble the Device: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Screw the midframe and speaker assembly back into place.

    • Push the outer edges of the battery door down until you hear the plastic clips "click."

    • Hold the power button until you feel the phone vibrate and/or see the Google logo displayed.

Finish Line

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