Introduction

Basic disassembly tutorial for iPhone X.

Video Overview

  1. Press the wake button and volume down button to turn off the phone.
    • Press the wake button and volume down button to turn off the phone.

  2. Use the Pentaloble screwdriver to remove the charging port screws. Heating the phone with a heat gun will the phone easily to be opened.
    • Use the Pentaloble screwdriver to remove the charging port screws. Heating the phone with a heat gun will the phone easily to be opened.

    • Undo 5 screws shown in the picture below with a triangle screwdriver

    • Release the battery/LCD screen/digitizer/ear speaker connectors with a spudger.

    • Undo 3 screws and heating the flex cable with a heat gun, we can remove the ear speaker easily

    • Remove 2 screws and remove the metal plate, release the rear cameras connectors.

    • Release all connectors on the motherboard with a spudger

    • Undo 3 screws on the mother board then we can take out the mother board.

    • Undo 8 screws on the retaining plate then remove the plate

    • Remove the loud speaker and the taptic engine.

    • Pulling out 4 battery adhesives with a tweezers then we can remove the battery.

    • Heating the front facing camera with a heat gun will make it easily to be removed

    • Release 4 screws on the frame shown in the picture

    • Heating the charging port flex cable then we can remove it easily

    • Release 7 screws on the Wi-Fi flex cable

    • Heating the flex cable with a heat gun make it easier to be removed

    • Release 3 screws on the power button

    • Heating the flex cable with a heat gun then it can be removed easily

Conclusion

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

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Mandy

Member since: 12/05/2014

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excellent guide!!!

Andy Lee - Reply

The iPhone X assemble video: https://youtu.be/E5jyuxgpE_g

Mandy - Reply

What About the backside ? I heard that when the backside is shattered, it’s almost impossible to repair, because of the glue that holds the backside and parts together ?

avdk - Reply

Hi avdk, we don’t tear down the back glass but we will pay attention to this question. If there is a definite answer, I will reply to you .Thank you.

Mandy -

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