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.

Remove the battery cover from the device.
  • Remove the battery cover from the device.

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Remove the battery from the device.
  • Remove the battery from the device.

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Use a Phillips head screwdriver size 00. Remove the 4mm screws from the frame. The screws can be removed in any order.
  • 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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Use the blue plastic opening tool to remove the frame from 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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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.
  • 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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Turn the motherboard over to reveal the last ribbon cable connector.
  • 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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