Introduction

How to change the Main Flex / Ribbon cable.


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Remove the battery cover and the battery. You have 6x silver screw and 7x black screw and remove the rear bezel. You have 6x silver screw and 7x black screw and remove the rear bezel.
  • 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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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.
  • 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. Remove the mother board and the gaming keyboard.
  • 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.
  • 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. Use the thin end of a plastic tool to remove LCD Display and disconnect the flex cable.
  • 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. To release the ribbon cable peel off two patches. To release the ribbon cable peel off two patches.
  • 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.
  • 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. I prefer to test the new spare part before the full assembly.
  • 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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That's all.

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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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