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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Motherboard Replacement

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    • Power off and remove SIM card tray.

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    • Heat up the back cover to soften the adhesive.

    • Place the suction cup to open a gap from top side, then insert guitar picks and slide it to cut the adhesive underneath.

    • Remove back cover.

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    • Remove all 10 Phillips screws.

    • Disconnect NFC clip and flashlight clip.

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    • Remove the plastic bracket.

    • Pry up and remove back frame.

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    • Remove front camera.

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    • Remove rear camera.

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    • Remove loudspeaker.

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    • Release charging port connector.

    • Remove plastic protective bar.

    • Pry up motherboard assembly from this side. There are three flex connectors connecting the motherboard underneath. So pry up the motherboard assembly gently.

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    • Remove charging port flex.

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    • Remove the motherboard/battery assembly.

    • Using a spudger, release the battery connector from the motherboard.

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    • Slowly pull out the two battery tapes located on the right side of the battery.

    • Remove the battery from the motherboard.

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    • Place two pieces of binding tape on the center of the motherboard.

    • Reattach the battery to the motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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