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  1. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, SIM Card: step 1, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, SIM Card: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Insert a SIM card eject tool, bit, or a straightened paperclip into the small hole in the SIM card tray.

    • Press to eject the tray.

  2. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 2, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 2, image 2 of 2
    • Remove the SIM card tray from the phone.

    • The SIM card(s) and SD card will fall out of the tray easily.

    • When reinserting the tray, ensure the SIM card and SD card are in the correct slots and oriented correctly.

    • For dual-SIM versions of this phone, there may be two SIM cards. Ensure the SIM cards are placed in the slots corresponding to the correct phone lines.

  3. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Back Cover: step 3, image 1 of 1
    • The back cover is held in place by plastic clips.

    • Insert an opening pick between the screen and the back cover on the bottom of the phone where the charging port is located.

  4. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick to the bottom left corner to release the clips.

  5. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick along the left edge to the top left corner of the phone, to release the clips.

  6. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick from the top left corner to the top right corner to release the plastic clips.

  7. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 7, image 1 of 1
    • Slide the opening pick from the top right corner to the bottom right corner to release the remaining clips.

  8. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 8, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the back cover.

  9. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Motherboard Cover: step 9, image 1 of 1
    • Remove screws from the motherboard antenna cover.

    • 3 Phillips #00, 3mm length.

  10. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 10, image 1 of 1
    • Use the tip of a spudger or tweezers to remove the antenna cover.

  11. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 11, image 1 of 1
    • Remove screws from the motherboard cover.

    • 3 Phillips #00, 3mm length

  12. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 12, image 1 of 1
    • Use the tip of a spudger or tweezers to remove the motherboard cover.

  13. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Battery Disconnect: step 13, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Battery Disconnect: step 13, image 2 of 2
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the battery by prying the connector straight up from its socket.

  14. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 14, image 1 of 1
    • Gently flex the battery connector away from its socket.

  15. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Daughterboard Cover: step 15, image 1 of 1
    • Remove screws from daughterboard cover.

    • 7 Phillips #00, 3mm length.

  16. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 16, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 16, image 2 of 2
    • There is a plastic tab securing the top left corner of the daughterboard cover.

    • Use a pair of tweezers to lift up the bottom of the daughterboard cover to a ~30 degree angle.

    • Pull the daughterboard cover straight out, away from the phone.

  17. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Interconnect Flex: step 17, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Interconnect Flex: step 17, image 2 of 2
    • Insert the flat end of a spudger under the interconnect flex connector, and gently pry it straight up.

  18. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 18, image 1 of 2 Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 18, image 2 of 2
    • Using a pair of tweezers, gently disconnect one of the antenna connectors.

  19. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 19, image 1 of 1
    • Using a pair of tweezers, gently disconnect the other antenna connector.

  20. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement: step 20, image 1 of 1
    • Remove screw from daughterboard.

    • 1 Phillips #00, 2mm length.

  21. Samsung Galaxy A10e Daughterboard Replacement, Remove Daughterboard: step 21, image 1 of 1
    • Remove the daughterboard.

Conclusion

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

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Thomas Boland

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a common issue with the A10E is the phone notifying you that you have water damage in the usb type-C port this can be fixed by replacing the daughter board which has a IC which is commonly faulty.

ryley niemi - Reply

From where can you obtain a new daughterboard?

Will Pursley - Reply

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