Remove SIM card tray.
  • Remove SIM card tray.

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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.

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

  • Remove back cover.

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  • 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.

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  • Remove metal cover securing loudspeaker and twist off screws.

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

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

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

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  • Remove rear camera.

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  • Remove that securing bracket, then remove front camera.

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  • Release connectors on the motherboard. Remove motherboard.

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  • Remove charging port flex.

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Conclusion

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

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Lenka

Member since: 11/06/2015

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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?

Bjoern Aeschlimann - Reply

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