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Samsung Eternity Motherboard Replacement

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This guide will show you step-by-step instructions on how to remove the motherboard from the phone to replace it with a new one.

  • Author: Kevin Huang
  • Time estimate: 15 - 25 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

You will need to find a clean area to work in and have the necessary tools. Follow this guide to gain access to your cellphone's motherboard.

Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

It is very easy to rip motherboard cables and damage fragile motherboard clips. Be careful when you are removing every component.

Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • It is very easy to rip motherboard cables and damage fragile motherboard clips. Be careful when you are removing every component.

  • Pull the antenna plug out of its socket.

Step 2  ¶ 

Pop the two black hinged-release levers toward their ribbons, then slide the ribbons out. Pop the two black hinged-release levers toward their ribbons, then slide the ribbons out. Pop the two black hinged-release levers toward their ribbons, then slide the ribbons out.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Pop the two black hinged-release levers toward their ribbons, then slide the ribbons out.

Step 3  ¶ 

Pop the red hinged-release lever away from its ribbon. Then pull it out.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Pop the red hinged-release lever away from its ribbon. Then pull it out.

Step 4  ¶ 

Peel the button sensor on the side of the motherboard off of the case.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Peel the button sensor on the side of the motherboard off of the case.

Step 5  ¶ 

Slightly pull up one side of the motherboard. Pull the button/microphone plug out of its socket. Pop the red hinged-release lever away from its ribbon, then slide the ribbon out.

Step 5  ¶ 

  • Slightly pull up one side of the motherboard.

  • Pull the button/microphone plug out of its socket.

  • Pop the red hinged-release lever away from its ribbon, then slide the ribbon out.

Step 6  ¶ 

You have successfully removed the motherboard from the phone.

Step 6  ¶ 

  • You have successfully removed the motherboard from the phone.