Introduction

This is only a simple teardown to take out all components that can be easily switched out.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your HTC Evo 3D, use our service manual.

First things first, Remove the back cover, battery and SD card.
  • First things first, Remove the back cover, battery and SD card.

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Remove the four 5-point pentalobe screws.
  • Remove the four 5-point pentalobe screws.

  • Then remove the two Phillips screws.

  • *Very sorry for dark image*

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Once the screws are all out from the exterior back case, Begin separating the front housing from the back by using a spudger or any similar tool.
  • Once the screws are all out from the exterior back case, Begin separating the front housing from the back by using a spudger or any similar tool.

    • Begin from the bottom were the battery bay is, It is the easiest way.

  • Be careful of ribbons behind the plastic

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Once separated begin to remove the LED board. Apply only light upward force and it will detach itself. Once separated begin to remove the LED board. Apply only light upward force and it will detach itself. Once separated begin to remove the LED board. Apply only light upward force and it will detach itself.
  • Once separated begin to remove the LED board. Apply only light upward force and it will detach itself.

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Vibrator come's out easy, Just grab it by the wire and give it a little tug and it should come out. Start unlocking the clips holding the ribbons. pull the white tab up to unlock.
  • Vibrator come's out easy, Just grab it by the wire and give it a little tug and it should come out.

  • Start unlocking the clips holding the ribbons. pull the white tab up to unlock.

    • Example: bottom left is unlocked, bottom right is locked. upper left has bin finished and removed.

  • Tuck the ribbons in without bending or making tears in them.

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Behind the main board is two more ribbon's.
  • Behind the main board is two more ribbon's.

    • Flip both tab locks holding the ribbons and they will slide out vary easily, Don't force it.

  • Wifi/cellular antena port, Lift up cord head directly to remove and press straight down centered to put back on.

  • As a side note, the grey tape on the back side of the board was covering the clips so i cut a small section for this guide.

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This concludes the (simple) teardown of the Evo 3D.
  • This concludes the (simple) teardown of the Evo 3D.

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