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Introduction

Prereq-only guide to remove the Taptic Engine en-route to replacing the battery in an iPhone XR.

  1. Remove the two 1.8 mm Phillips screws securing the Taptic Engine.
    • Remove the two 1.8 mm Phillips screws securing the Taptic Engine.

  2. Use a spudger to disconnect the Taptic Engine flex cable by prying it straight up from its socket. Use a spudger to disconnect the Taptic Engine flex cable by prying it straight up from its socket.
    • Use a spudger to disconnect the Taptic Engine flex cable by prying it straight up from its socket.

  3. Remove the Taptic Engine.
    • Remove the Taptic Engine.

Conclusion

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

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