Introduction

How to change the Main Flex / Ribbon cable.


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  1. Remove the battery cover and the battery.
    • Remove the battery cover and the battery.

    • You have 6x silver screw and 7x black screw and remove the rear bezel.

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  2. Now with a plastic tool disconnect the main flex cable. Be careful, near to the main flex cable connector there is many small elements.
    • Now with a plastic tool disconnect the main flex cable. Be careful, near to the main flex cable connector there is many small elements.

    • Disconnect the gaming keyboard flex keyboard.

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    • Remove the mother board and the gaming keyboard.

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    • Unscrew the 4x screws.

    • Remove the black sticker.

    • Disconnect the touchscreen flex cable connector.

    • Now you can disassemble the front bezel.

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    • Use the thin end of a plastic tool to remove LCD Display and disconnect the flex cable.

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    • To release the ribbon cable peel off two patches.

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    • Now remove the small metal plate taped to the flex cable.

    • Remove the plastic plate from the back side of the flex cable connector.

    • Bend the cable at an angle so you can push it down through the hole.

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    • Use the same technique when you are installing the new Main Ribbon Cable.

    • I prefer to test the new spare part before the full assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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2 Comments

Iv got a problem my phone won't turn on or charge but when i plug the charger in the power button just flashes red a couple of times then nothing do u know what this means is it the battery or the phone that is broke

paulfrost412 - Reply

Is "small metal plate" from Step 7 important? Forgot to put it inside and if there is no need to open it again (everything works) I won't do it :)

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