Introduction

This is a step by step guide on how to replace the Samsung SPH-A500 logic board.

Parts

No parts required.

Turn phone over
  • Turn phone over

  • Push the gray tab above the battery forward to remove the battery.

Remove the battery from the phone, which will reveal four screws at the corners of the phone.
  • Remove the battery from the phone, which will reveal four screws at the corners of the phone.

Remove all four screws using a small Philips screwdriver.
  • Remove all four screws using a small Philips screwdriver.

  • Note: The screws do not need to be completely removed from the case, as long as they are unscrewed.

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Remove back cover by carefully prying it open.
  • Remove back cover by carefully prying it open.

  • Note: Some force may be required.

Pull the side tabs outward while simultaneously lifting up the circuit board.
  • Pull the side tabs outward while simultaneously lifting up the circuit board.

  • Do not completely pull out the circuit board.

Look for the clip at the top right corner of the logic board.
  • Look for the clip at the top right corner of the logic board.

Remove the clip from the logic board.
  • Remove the clip from the logic board.

Remove the logic board.
  • Remove the logic board.

  • Replace the broken logic board with a new one.

Conclusion

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

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