Introduction

As it controls the whole phone, knowing how to remove the motherboard of the ZTE Speed is important.

  1. Pull off back cover at bottom right corner.
    • Pull off back cover at bottom right corner.

  2. Remove the seven 3.175mm Phillips head screws from the inner back located at the top, upper-middle-right, middle-right, lower-right, and bottom.
    • Remove the seven 3.175mm Phillips head screws from the inner back located at the top, upper-middle-right, middle-right, lower-right, and bottom.

    • With the plastic opening tool the spudger, gently pry off the inner back.

    • Be careful not to pry it off too hard, as it is just a plastic covering.

    • Remove the one 2.381mm Phillips head screw from the motherboard located in the upper-middle part of the phone next to the bottom left corner of the back camera.

    • Using the spudger, gently pry up all ZIF connectors

    • ZIF connectors have a tiny tab that needs to be flipped up in order to safely remove the cable

    • Using same spudger, gently pry up the orange flat top connector

    • Carefully take off motherboard.

Conclusion

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

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