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Disassembling LG VX8300 Body

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Learn to disassemble the body of the LG VX8300 and gain access to all parts of the internals.

  • Author: nvalm
  • Time estimate: 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

This guide will give step by step instructions on disassembling the LG VX8300 to reach the logic board.

Step 1 Body Disassembly  ¶ 

Power off the device by holding down the red button labeled PWR. Be sure that the phone is powered off before touching the battery to avoid danger. Remove the battery pack cover by pushing down on the solid lines at the top end of the cover. Slide the cover down while still applying the pushing force on the top and remove the cover completely.

Step 1 Body Disassembly  ¶ 

  • Power off the device by holding down the red button labeled PWR.

  • Be sure that the phone is powered off before touching the battery to avoid danger.

  • Remove the battery pack cover by pushing down on the solid lines at the top end of the cover. Slide the cover down while still applying the pushing force on the top and remove the cover completely.

Step 2  ¶ 

Place your finger into the semicircle gap  on top of the battery. Push down and pull so the battery pops out of the phone.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Place your finger into the semicircle gap on top of the battery.

  • Push down and pull so the battery pops out of the phone.

Step 3  ¶ 

Remove the two rubber pads blocking two screws at the top of the phone near the hinge using tweezers. Remove the two rubber pads blocking two screws at the top of the phone near the hinge using tweezers. Remove the two rubber pads blocking two screws at the top of the phone near the hinge using tweezers.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Remove the two rubber pads blocking two screws at the top of the phone near the hinge using tweezers.

Step 4  ¶ 

Remove all four 3mm Phillips #00 screws from the back of the phone Remove all four 3mm Phillips #00 screws from the back of the phone

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Remove all four 3mm Phillips #00 screws from the back of the phone

Step 5  ¶ 

Use your fingers to gently separate the front plate from the phone.  You may need to slide a plastic opening tool along the crevice between the faces to separate it more easily. Remove the casing after it has been detached leaving the logic board fully accessible.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Use your fingers to gently separate the front plate from the phone. You may need to slide a plastic opening tool along the crevice between the faces to separate it more easily.

  • Remove the casing after it has been detached leaving the logic board fully accessible.

  • The volume and camera buttons are free to move around after the case has been opened. Be careful not to lose any lose pieces when continuing.