Introduction

This will help you replace the motherboard of the phone to fix a hardware problem.

  1. Using your thumb(s) slide the cover up to remove Remove the battery by using your finger either in the upper left or right corner Remove the battery by using your finger either in the upper left or right corner
    • Using your thumb(s) slide the cover up to remove

    • Remove the battery by using your finger either in the upper left or right corner

  2. Unscrew the four corner .4cm Phillips head screws.
    • Unscrew the four corner .4cm Phillips head screws.

  3. Using a pair of tweezers gently insert them under the Samsung logo on the bottom of the phone.
    • Using a pair of tweezers gently insert them under the Samsung logo on the bottom of the phone.

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  5. Unscrew the two .4 cm Phillips head screws from under the Samsung logo
    • Unscrew the two .4 cm Phillips head screws from under the Samsung logo

  6. Using the plastic opening tool gently insert it into the seam and work it around till the cover comes off.  Being careful of the side buttons that pop off.
    • Using the plastic opening tool gently insert it into the seam and work it around till the cover comes off. Being careful of the side buttons that pop off.

  7. Grasp the sides of the motherboard and gently rock back and forth .  This is due to the sticky tape that is on the battery
    • Grasp the sides of the motherboard and gently rock back and forth . This is due to the sticky tape that is on the battery

  8. Disconnect the black serial cable from the mother board.
    • Disconnect the black serial cable from the mother board.

  9. Gently pull of the antenna sticker tape.
    • Gently pull of the antenna sticker tape.

Conclusion

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

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