Introduction

Remove the main flex cable from the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact motherboard. This includes the button cable.

Image 1/3: And then place the suction cup and pull to open a gap. Insert into the guitar pick to cut the adhesive sticker under the back cover. Image 2/3: Finally, remove the back cover. Image 3/3: Finally, remove the back cover.
  • First, heat up.

  • And then place the suction cup and pull to open a gap. Insert into the guitar pick to cut the adhesive sticker under the back cover.

  • Finally, remove the back cover.

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Image 1/3: Unscrew the screws holding the black midframe in place. Image 2/3: Remove back frame. Image 3/3: Remove back frame.
  • Disconnect the battery.

  • Unscrew the screws holding the black midframe in place.

  • Remove back frame.

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Image 1/3: Release connector, but take care not to damage the electronic components next to the connector. It is best to access the connector from the bottom (battery side), and not from the side as the picture shows. Image 2/3: Remove rear camera. Image 3/3: Remove rear camera.
  • Remove rear camera bracket.

  • Release connector, but take care not to damage the electronic components next to the connector. It is best to access the connector from the bottom (battery side), and not from the side as the picture shows.

  • Remove rear camera.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Release connectors and screw.

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Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Remove motherboard.

be very careful with the flex cable that is connected to the vibrator, it is very easy to break that when removing motherboard

anonymous 8554 - Reply

vibrator with orange silicon cover is fixed with sticker. you better pull it off with spudger before removing the motherboard

jibou1356 - Reply

yup, broke mine. Should've come here first. I'll leave it the way it is. I'm not replacing the entire main flex just for this.

PETRISOR M - Reply

Image 1/3: Image 2/3: Image 3/3:
  • Remove main flex.

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Conclusion

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

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Sophia

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hi dear

my mobile (sony xperia z3 mini ) it problem in screen, i changed screen but still not work always black how can i do to fixed my mobile ???? plz help me

BR

Swren

swren1987 - Reply

I can not loosen a screw, what can I do?

Piero Sabino - Reply

Hey Fixit, I will repair my Wifi, but I can not find the component parts on the mainboard on the Z3c

Have a description where is the wifi component similar to these video because on the Z3Compact?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvq1zkiu4...

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