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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.
    • 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. 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.

  3. Undo 5 screws shown in the picture below with a tripoint #Y000 screwdriver These screws are all different sized so keep track of where they go Release the battery/LCD screen/digitizer/ear speaker connectors with a spudger.
    • Undo 5 screws shown in the picture below with a tripoint #Y000 screwdriver

    • These screws are all different sized so keep track of where they go

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

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

  5. Remove the 2 Phillips #PH00 screws and remove the metal plate, release the rear cameras connectors.
    • Remove the 2 Phillips #PH00 screws and remove the metal plate, release the rear cameras connectors.

    • These screws are also different sizes

  6. Release all connectors on the motherboard with a spudger Undo 3 Phillips #PH00 screws on the mother board then we can take out the mother board.
    • Release all connectors on the motherboard with a spudger

    • Undo 3 Phillips #PH00 screws on the mother board then we can take out the mother board.

  7. Undo 8 screws on the retaining plate then remove the plate taking care to not break the small connector on the plate that connects just under the taptic engine Remove the loud speaker and the taptic engine. Remove the loud speaker and the taptic engine.
    • Undo 8 screws on the retaining plate then remove the plate taking care to not break the small connector on the plate that connects just under the taptic engine

    • Remove the loud speaker and the taptic engine.

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

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

  10. Release 4 screws on the frame shown in the picture Heating the charging port flex  cable then we can remove it easily Heating the charging port flex  cable then we can remove it easily
    • Release 4 screws on the frame shown in the picture

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

  11. Release 7 screws on the Wi-Fi flex cable Heating the flex cable with a heat gun make it easier to be removed Heating the flex cable with a heat gun make it easier to be removed
    • Release 7 screws on the Wi-Fi flex cable

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

  12. Release 3 screws on the power button Heating the flex cable with a heat gun then it can be removed easily Heating the flex cable with a heat gun then it can be removed easily
    • 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 ?

Arnoud - 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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