Introduction

This guide will show you how to properly replace the motherboard on a Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G. The replacement of the motherboard is moderately easy and may take some time. Be cautious, the screws for the phone can be easily lost.

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  • Remove the battery cover from the device.

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  • Remove the battery from the device.

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Image 1/2: Remove the 4mm screws from the frame. The screws can be removed in any order. Image 2/2: The eight screws are all the same size.
  • Use a Phillips head screwdriver size 00.

  • Remove the 4mm screws from the frame. The screws can be removed in any order.

  • The eight screws are all the same size.

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Image 1/1: Work around the device with the opening tool until the frame is completely off the device.
  • Use the blue plastic opening tool to remove the frame from the device.

  • Work around the device with the opening tool until the frame is completely off the device.

  • You may need to use some force to pry the frame off of the device.

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Image 1/3: The first 3 ribbon cable connectors are on the same side. Image 2/3: Unlatch the first 3 ribbon cable connectors with the blue plastic opening tool. Image 3/3: Unlatch the first 3 ribbon cable connectors with the blue plastic opening tool.
  • The motherboard is held onto the device by 4 ribbon cable connectors.

  • The first 3 ribbon cable connectors are on the same side.

  • Unlatch the first 3 ribbon cable connectors with the blue plastic opening tool.

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Image 1/1: Unlatch the final ribbon cable connector with the blue plastic opening tool.
  • Turn the motherboard over to reveal the last ribbon cable connector.

  • Unlatch the final ribbon cable connector with the blue plastic opening tool.

  • Remove the motherboard from the device.

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Conclusion

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

If there is something wrong with your device, try this: Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Troubleshooting

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