Introduction

Caution! Ribbons should NOT be torn when disassembling the motherboard from the phone! Use tweezers to GENTLY wiggle the ribbons back and forth to loosen and separate ribbons from the motherboard and phone.

Remove the back cover of the phone to expose the phone's mid-frame.
  • Remove the back cover of the phone to expose the phone's mid-frame.

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Pry the battery up and out of the phone.
  • Pry the battery up and out of the phone.

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Use the Phillips Head 00 screw driver to unscrew the seven 0.1mm screws from the phone's mid frame.
  • Use the Phillips Head 00 screw driver to unscrew the seven 0.1mm screws from the phone's mid frame.

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Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer. Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer. Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer.
  • Wedge the flat end of the spudger between the mid frame and the digitizer.

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Gently pry the mid frame away from the rest of the phone to expose the motherboard. Gently pry the mid frame away from the rest of the phone to expose the motherboard.
  • Gently pry the mid frame away from the rest of the phone to expose the motherboard.

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Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device. Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device. Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device.
  • Use the tweezers to remove the four ribbon wires on the sides of the device.

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Orient the motherboard to expose the mid frame.
  • Orient the motherboard to expose the mid frame.

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Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen. Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen. Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen.
  • Remove the connector to free the motherboard from the screen.

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Conclusion

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

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