Introduction

If your phone's motherboard needs to be replaced, this guide will assist you through the replacement steps.

Set the phone so the screen is facing down.
  • Set the phone so the screen is facing down.

  • Insert the plastic opening tool in the groove located between the body of the phone and the back plate protecting the battery

  • Pop the white back plate off with the plastic opening tool.

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Insert the plastic opening tool in between the battery and the phone body, which is housing the battery.
  • Insert the plastic opening tool in between the battery and the phone body, which is housing the battery.

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up on the side of the battery, then remove the battery and set it aside.

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Using the plastic opening tool remove the bottom cover
  • Using the plastic opening tool remove the bottom cover

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Using  the phillips screwdriver size 0 remove five 5.47 mm trox head screws and one 5.18 mm trox head screw.
  • Using the phillips screwdriver size 0 remove five 5.47 mm trox head screws and one 5.18 mm trox head screw.

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Using the plastic opening  tool remove the back cover
  • Using the plastic opening tool remove the back cover

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Using the plastic opening  tool separate the mainboard from the right side
  • Using the plastic opening tool separate the mainboard from the right side

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Using the tweezers to detach the flex cable to fully separate the main board
  • Using the tweezers to detach the flex cable to fully separate the main board

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Conclusion

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

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