Google Pixel 2 XL Charging Assembly Replacement
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Replace the charging assembly, which contains the USB-C charging port and microphone, in the Pixel 2 XL.
- Author: Adam O'Camb
- Time estimate: 1 - 2 hours
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace the charging assembly in your Pixel 2 XL. The charging assembly contains the USB-C port, microphone, and other hardware.
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- SIM Card 2 steps
- Opening Procedure 12 steps
- Midframe 2 steps
- Battery Connector 1 step
- Motherboard 7 steps
- Loudspeaker 2 steps
- Charging Assembly 6 steps
Step 1 — Charging Assembly ¶
Use the point of a spudger to disconnect the white antenna cable to the right of the battery.
Step 2 ¶
Use a hairdryer or heat gun, or prepare an iOpener and apply it to the bottom of the back of the phone for about a minute, in order to soften the adhesive securing the charging assembly.
Step 3 ¶
Starting from the left side, slide an opening pick under the charging assembly flex cable to separate it from the phone case.
Step 4 ¶
Gently pull the USB-C port out of its recess in the phone case.
Step 5 ¶
Slowly slide the point of a spudger underneath the antenna board to separate the adhesive tape under the board.
Step 6 ¶
Lift the charging assembly out of the phone case.