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Introduction

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

Parts

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  1. Turn phone over
    • Turn phone over

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

  2. 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.

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

    • Note: Some force may be required.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

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

  9. 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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