Introduction

The motherboard is a crucial component to any electronic device. If it becomes corrupted it will not be able to receive, process, and send information which will leave you with a blank screen. Be careful when removing the heat sink from the motherboard as the thermal paste can be messy.

Flip the device over and use a plastic opening tool to remove the bottom cover.
  • Flip the device over and use a plastic opening tool to remove the bottom cover.

Remove the five screws using T6 Torx screwdriver. Remove the five screws using T6 Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the five screws using T6 Torx screwdriver.

Remove  the power supply cord. Remove  the power supply cord.
  • Remove the power supply cord.

New Battery = Faster iPhone
Fix Kits starting at $16.99
Gently pull the  fan away from the edge of the device.
  • Gently pull the fan away from the edge of the device.

Remove the five screws using the T6 Torx screwdriver.
  • Remove the five screws using the T6 Torx screwdriver.

Remove cable by carefully pulling it out of the socket.
  • Remove cable by carefully pulling it out of the socket.

Tilt and pull the motherboard away from the device.
  • Tilt and pull the motherboard away from the device.

  • Careful of the thermal paste indicated in the red marker.

Conclusion

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

2 other people completed this guide.

Jessica Tran

Member since: 09/25/2017

249 Reputation

2 Guides authored

Team

USF Tampa, Team S16-G6, Eyestone Fall 2017 Member of USF Tampa, Team S16-G6, Eyestone Fall 2017

USFT-EYESTONE-F17S16G6

3 Members

6 Guides authored

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 1

Past 7 Days: 31

Past 30 Days: 84

All Time: 154