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Introduction

Prereq only, battery removed.

  1. Remove the following screws securing the logic board to the rear case:
    • Remove the following screws securing the logic board to the rear case:

    • Two 2.4 mm standoff screws

    • Standoff screws are best removed using an iPhone Standoff Screwdriver Bit and driver handle.

    • In a pinch, a small flathead screwdriver will do the job—but use extra caution to ensure it doesn't slip and damage surrounding components.

    • One 2.1 mm Phillips #00 screw

  2. Carefully raise—but do not remove—the logic board, lifting it from the bottom edge nearest the Lightning connector.
    • Carefully raise—but do not remove—the logic board, lifting it from the bottom edge nearest the Lightning connector.

  3. Do not remove the logic board. At this point it is still tethered to the rear case via an antenna connector.
    • Do not remove the logic board. At this point it is still tethered to the rear case via an antenna connector.

    • Continue carefully lifting the bottom side of the logic board until it is vertical.

  4. Gently lay the logic board upside-down, with the top portion resting against the rear case of the iPhone. Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the antenna connector from its socket on the back of the logic board.
    • Gently lay the logic board upside-down, with the top portion resting against the rear case of the iPhone.

    • Use the flat end of a spudger to disconnect the antenna connector from its socket on the back of the logic board.

  5. Lift and remove the logic board out of the iPhone.
    • Lift and remove the logic board out of the iPhone.

Conclusion

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

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