Remove SIM card tray. Remove SIM card tray.
  • Remove SIM card tray.

Heat the back cover to soften the adhesive sticker. Place the suction cup and inert metal opening tool to open a gap from top side.
  • Heat the back cover to soften the adhesive sticker.

  • Place the suction cup and inert metal opening tool to open a gap from top side.

Insert the guitar pick and slide it to cut the adhesive sticker underneath. Remove back cover. Remove back cover.
  • Insert the guitar pick and slide it to cut the adhesive sticker underneath.

  • Remove back cover.

Release battery connector and pull off the adhesive tape underneath. Pry up battery. Pry up battery.
  • Release battery connector and pull off the adhesive tape underneath.

  • Pry up battery.

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Release rear camera connector, front camera connector, audio jack flex connector and main flex connector on the motherboard and remove the screws there. Take away the plastic bracket. Take away the plastic bracket.
  • Release rear camera connector, front camera connector, audio jack flex connector and main flex connector on the motherboard and remove the screws there.

  • Take away the plastic bracket.

Remove metal cover securing loudspeaker and twist off screws. Pry up and loosen the bottom side of main flex assembly. Pry up and loosen the bottom side of main flex assembly.
  • Remove metal cover securing loudspeaker and twist off screws.

  • Pry up and loosen the bottom side of main flex assembly.

Remove main flex. ( Attention: the fingerprint sensor connector is here, be careful to loosen it) Remove main flex. ( Attention: the fingerprint sensor connector is here, be careful to loosen it)
  • Remove main flex. ( Attention: the fingerprint sensor connector is here, be careful to loosen it)

This is main flex assembly. (It comes with loudspeaker and vibration motor ) This is main flex assembly. (It comes with loudspeaker and vibration motor )
  • This is main flex assembly. (It comes with loudspeaker and vibration motor )

Remove rear camera. Remove rear camera.
  • Remove rear camera.

Remove that securing bracket, then remove front camera. Remove that securing bracket, then remove front camera. Remove that securing bracket, then remove front camera.
  • Remove that securing bracket, then remove front camera.

Release connectors on the motherboard. Remove motherboard. Release connectors on the motherboard. Remove motherboard. Release connectors on the motherboard. Remove motherboard.
  • Release connectors on the motherboard. Remove motherboard.

Remove charging port flex. Remove charging port flex. Remove charging port flex.
  • Remove charging port flex.

Conclusion

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

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Lenka

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How about the waterproof adhesive ?

Tess - Reply

Would you have a step by step method to replace it ?

Tess - Reply

I can’t turn my phone back on. Any clues?

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