Introduction

This guide is needed when you have a faulty charging port.

Image 1/3: Go around the edge of the back cover to completely remove it. Image 2/3: Go around the edge of the back cover to completely remove it. Image 3/3: Go around the edge of the back cover to completely remove it.
  • Remove the back cover of phone by lifting up on the back cover tab with the blue plastic opening tool.

  • Go around the edge of the back cover to completely remove it.

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Image 1/3: Periodically clean the brass terminals on the battery and the phone. Place a minute amount of ISO on a Q-tip and gingerly clean the connections. Image 2/3: Periodically clean the brass terminals on the battery and the phone. Place a minute amount of ISO on a Q-tip and gingerly clean the connections. Image 3/3: Periodically clean the brass terminals on the battery and the phone. Place a minute amount of ISO on a Q-tip and gingerly clean the connections.
  • Remove the old battery by lifting up on the thumb tab.

  • Periodically clean the brass terminals on the battery and the phone. Place a minute amount of ISO on a Q-tip and gingerly clean the connections.

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  • Remove the nine 4mm screws screws from the midframe with a PH000 screw driver

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Image 1/2: Move the blue plastic opening tool around the edges between the front and side panel. Image 2/2: Move the blue plastic opening tool around the edges between the front and side panel.
  • Wedge the blue plastic opening tool in between the front and side panel.

  • Move the blue plastic opening tool around the edges between the front and side panel.

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  • Make sure that you detach the mid-frame from the inside too.

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  • Unhook the ribbon cable clip with the plastic opening tool and remove the audio jack.

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  • Use the plastic opening tool to unhook the ribbon cable clip.

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  • Gently pull on the connector with the tweezers until the speaker comes off.

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  • Unhook the other ribbon cable clip to the screen with the blue plastic opening tool

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Image 1/3: Lift the motherboard up and out of the device. Image 2/3: Lift the motherboard up and out of the device. Image 3/3: Lift the motherboard up and out of the device.
  • Unhook the ribbon cable clip to the front camera.

  • Lift the motherboard up and out of the device.

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  • Remove the motherboard and unhook the ribbon cable clip to the back camera

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Image 1/3: Be careful soldering iron gets extremely hot. Image 2/3: Be careful soldering iron gets extremely hot. Image 3/3: Be careful soldering iron gets extremely hot.
  • Using a soldering iron to solder off the charging port.

  • Be careful soldering iron gets extremely hot.

Is there any special type of soldering tool I need like a heat gun or can we just use the one shown in the picture?

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Conclusion

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

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