Introduction

If your Sony Xperia Z5 Compact fails to charge or sync data, you may need to change new charging port flex. Here is the process to replace the USB board.

Power off and remove SIM card tray. Power off and remove SIM card tray.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Pry up and remove back frame.
  • Remove the plastic bracket.

  • Pry up and remove back frame.

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Remove front camera. Remove front camera. Remove front camera.
  • Remove front camera.

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

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

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Conclusion

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

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Eric

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How do you reseal the back cover on to the phone?

bmw0208 - Reply

You can take a new back cover sticker to reseal.

Eric -

Are there other parts in this procedure that need to be resealed, e.g. Loudspeaker?

Bernhard - Reply

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