Introduction

This replacement guide will save you from having to buy a new phone by showing you how to replace the motherboard of your Nokia XL Dual SIM Android Smartphone.

You will first need to separate the back cover from the device.
  • You will first need to separate the back cover from the device.

  • Gently pry open each side of the device at the indicated locations. It is best to use a plastic opening tool or similar item.

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Once the back cover is removed, the battery will be in plain sight. It will need to be removed. You can use a plastic opening tool to lift the battery. From there, you can simply remove it.
  • Once the back cover is removed, the battery will be in plain sight. It will need to be removed.

  • You can use a plastic opening tool to lift the battery. From there, you can simply remove it.

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To access the inner components of the device, you will need to remove the various screws that are on the device You will need a T5 Precision Torx screw driver to remove the screws.
  • To access the inner components of the device, you will need to remove the various screws that are on the device

  • You will need a T5 Precision Torx screw driver to remove the screws.

  • The locations of the T5x3.4mm screws are indicated in the picture.

  • The locations of the T5x4.1mm screws are indicated in the picture.

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You will need to use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the device apart. There are flaps on both sides of the phone as indicated in the picture. This is what you will need to pry apart. Please be cautious when opening the device. There are various connectors inside the device that must be handled with care.
  • You will need to use the plastic opening tool to gently pry the device apart.

  • There are flaps on both sides of the phone as indicated in the picture. This is what you will need to pry apart.

  • Please be cautious when opening the device. There are various connectors inside the device that must be handled with care.

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Once the device is opened you can take note of all the components
  • Once the device is opened you can take note of all the components

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With tweezers, gently unsnap the motherboard connectors for all components. The location of all the connectors is indicated in the next step.
  • With tweezers, gently unsnap the motherboard connectors for all components.

  • The location of all the connectors is indicated in the next step.

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The 3 motherboard connectors for the touchscreen, volume buttons, and power/screen lock button assembly are indicated on the picture. The touchscreen assembly can now be removed and set aside. The motherboard connector for the front camera is indicated on the picture.
  • The 3 motherboard connectors for the touchscreen, volume buttons, and power/screen lock button assembly are indicated on the picture.

  • The touchscreen assembly can now be removed and set aside.

  • The motherboard connector for the front camera is indicated on the picture.

  • The motherboard connector for the camera flash, vibrator, and headphone jack assembly is indicated in the picture.

  • The motherboard connector for the front camera is indicated on the picture.

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Gently pry up on the top underside of the motherboard with the small plastic opening tool. Gently pulling upward on the motherboard will allow it to be removed.
  • Gently pry up on the top underside of the motherboard with the small plastic opening tool.

  • Gently pulling upward on the motherboard will allow it to be removed.

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Conclusion

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

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I removed my charging system while removing the charger from the phone after that i sgave it to phone repaire to insert a new charging system ,When my phone was ready he gave it to me,After i switched it on it turned bluish incolour the whole screen,so what can i do pls?

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My phone is not charging when I plug it on the wall you ll see the charging indication on the battle sign on the phone that it is charging but it won't from morning to the next day it ll not what should i do,please

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