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Samsung Galaxy View Motherboard Replacement

This guide will show you how to remove the motherboard from the Samsung Galaxy View.

  • Author: Amberley Powell
  • Time estimate: 20 - 30 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

Replacement of the motherboard requires the removal of the kickstand, battery, and speakers. The battery will be removed for user and device safety reasons.

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Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

Insert the plastic opening tool beneath the orange press-fit connector attached to the  bottom left side of the motherboard and use a leverage motion to pry the connector from the board. Repeat the above step for the other two orange press-fit connectors attached on the bottom left side of the motherboard.

Step 1 Motherboard  ¶ 

  • Insert the plastic opening tool beneath the orange press-fit connector attached to the bottom left side of the motherboard and use a leverage motion to pry the connector from the board.

  • Repeat the above step for the other two orange press-fit connectors attached on the bottom left side of the motherboard.

Step 2  ¶ 

Use the plastic opening tool to pry up on the blue antenna cable connector near the right edge of the motherboard. Repeat the above for the black antenna cable connector positioned next to the blue wire.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Use the plastic opening tool to pry up on the blue antenna cable connector near the right edge of the motherboard.

  • Repeat the above for the black antenna cable connector positioned next to the blue wire.

Step 3  ¶ 

Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the nine 3 mm screws around the motherboard. There is a metal bracket beneath four of the screws on the right side of motherboard. This bracket will also be removed during this step. There is a metal bracket beneath four of the screws on the right side of motherboard. This bracket will also be removed during this step.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Use a Phillips #00 screwdriver to remove the nine 3 mm screws around the motherboard.

  • There is a metal bracket beneath four of the screws on the right side of motherboard. This bracket will also be removed during this step.

Step 4  ¶ 

Lift the motherboard straight up to remove it from the device.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Lift the motherboard straight up to remove it from the device.