Introduction

This guide will teach you how to replace the vibration motor of the Samsung Galaxy Prevail 2. Prior knowledge of how to use a soldering iron is required.

Parts

No parts required.

Using your finger nails or the spudger; pry the plastic casing open, and pull away from the body of the phone. Using your finger nails or the spudger; pry the plastic casing open, and pull away from the body of the phone. Using your finger nails or the spudger; pry the plastic casing open, and pull away from the body of the phone.
  • Using your finger nails or the spudger; pry the plastic casing open, and pull away from the body of the phone.

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Gently pull the battery out of the phone. Gently pull the battery out of the phone. Gently pull the battery out of the phone.
  • Gently pull the battery out of the phone.

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Unscrew all of the screws. Be sure to set the screws aside in a safe place.
  • Unscrew all of the screws.

  • Be sure to set the screws aside in a safe place.

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Insert the plastic prying tool between the silver frame and the white face of the phone. to pry off the front frame. Make sure to pry around the entire frame to loosen it before proceeding. Use your thumbs to separate the motherboard from the back of the phone.
  • Insert the plastic prying tool between the silver frame and the white face of the phone. to pry off the front frame.

  • Make sure to pry around the entire frame to loosen it before proceeding.

  • Use your thumbs to separate the motherboard from the back of the phone.

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With the plastic prying tool, lift up the flap in order to fully open the motherboard. With the plastic prying tool, lift up the flap in order to fully open the motherboard. With the plastic prying tool, lift up the flap in order to fully open the motherboard.
  • With the plastic prying tool, lift up the flap in order to fully open the motherboard.

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With plastic prying tool, lift the flap up to divide the motherboard. This will make it easier to detach the internal battery. This will make it easier to detach the internal battery.
  • With plastic prying tool, lift the flap up to divide the motherboard.

  • This will make it easier to detach the internal battery.

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With plastic prying tool, lift up the vibration motor. With plastic prying tool, lift up the vibration motor. With plastic prying tool, lift up the vibration motor.
  • With plastic prying tool, lift up the vibration motor.

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With the soldering iron remove the solder attaching the vibration motor to the motherboard.
  • With the soldering iron remove the solder attaching the vibration motor to the motherboard.

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Conclusion

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

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