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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.

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  • 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.

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Image 1/2: Be sure to set the screws aside in a safe place. Image 2/2: 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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Image 1/3: Make sure to pry around the entire frame to loosen it before proceeding. Image 2/3: Use your thumbs to separate the motherboard from the back of the phone. Image 3/3: 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.

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Image 1/3: This will make it easier to detach the internal battery. Image 2/3: This will make it easier to detach the internal battery. Image 3/3: 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.

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  • 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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