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Introduction

Samsung SGH-A117 is a basic flip phone. This guide will describe the steps required for disassembling and reassembling the phone.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Samsung SGH-A117, use our service manual.

This is the Samsung SGH-A117.
  • This is the Samsung SGH-A117.

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This is the back view following the removal of the back cover and battery.
  • This is the back view following the removal of the back cover and battery.

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Use a screwdriver to remove screws around the frame.
  • Use a screwdriver to remove screws around the frame.

  • Use a PH00 size screw to operate this step.

  • The screws are extremely small. It is recommended to have a small container to keep track of the screws.

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Insert the spudger under the back cover at the marked locations and gently lift to remove the back cover. The end of the phone closest to the hinge will require additional force to lift.
  • Insert the spudger under the back cover at the marked locations and gently lift to remove the back cover.

  • The end of the phone closest to the hinge will require additional force to lift.

  • Be careful not to bend the cover during the removal process.

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Use a spudger to gently lift the circuit connector from the logic board.
  • Use a spudger to gently lift the circuit connector from the logic board.

  • Be careful not to remove the circuit connector from the phone.

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Use a spudger to lift the logic board and separate it from the main body of the phone. It is recommended to lift from the bottom part of the logic board as shown in the picture.
  • Use a spudger to lift the logic board and separate it from the main body of the phone.

  • It is recommended to lift from the bottom part of the logic board as shown in the picture.

  • Be careful not to lose the volume button, which is loosely attached to the logic board.

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Gently push the keyboard from the case as shown in the picture. Gently push the keyboard from the case as shown in the picture.
  • Gently push the keyboard from the case as shown in the picture.

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1 Case
  • 1 Case

  • 1 Keyboard

  • 1 Logic Board

  • 1 Volume Control

  • 1 Back Cover

  • 5 Screws

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