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

  2. Heat the back cover to soften the adhesive sticker.
    • 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.

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

    • Pry up battery.

    • 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.

    • 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 )

    • Remove rear camera.

    • Remove that securing bracket, then remove front camera.

    • Release connectors on the motherboard. Remove motherboard.

    • Remove charging port flex.


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

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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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