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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.

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  • This is the Samsung SGH-A117.

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

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Image 1/1: Use a PH00 size screw to operate this step.
  • 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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Image 1/2: The end of the phone closest to the hinge will require additional force to lift. Image 2/2: Be careful not to bend the cover during the removal process.
  • 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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Image 1/1: Be careful not to remove the circuit connector from the phone.
  • 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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Image 1/2: It is recommended to lift from the bottom part of the logic board as shown in the picture. Image 2/2: Be careful not to lose the volume button, which is loosely attached to the logic board.
  • 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.

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Image 1/1: 1 Keyboard
  • 1 Case

  • 1 Keyboard

  • 1 Logic Board

  • 1 Volume Control

  • 1 Back Cover

  • 5 Screws

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